Posts by julie

Sodding Suggestions- Native Interrupted Ferns

Interrupted Ferns – Osmunda claytoniana   Specifics: Scientific Name: Osmunda claytoniana; Common Name: Interrupted Ferns Hardiness: USDA zones 2 – 8 How Sold: In bunches.  Contact us today to purchase some for your yard project! Landscape Use: Grows well with hostas in shaded woodland or wild gardens. Also effective along ponds or streams and works well as an underplanting for trees and ornamental shrubs. Interesting accent for the shaded border. Details: Osmunda claytoniana, commonly called interrupted fern, is native to Eastern Asia, Eastern United States and Eastern Canada and...

Read More

Sodding Suggestions- Native New York Fern

New York Fern – Thelypteris noveboracensis   Specifics: Scientific Name: Thelypteris noveboracensis Common Name: New York Fern Hardiness: USDA zone 4 – 8. How Sold: In slabs approximately 16″ x 24″  Contact us today to purchase some for your yard project! Landscape use: Mass planting, general garden use, bog gardens, naturalizing and woodland gardens. Description: A beautiful native fern that naturalizes well in wet or boggy areas, can be used in a garden setting as long as the soil is moist and mulched, be careful with its wandering ways, it often grows into large...

Read More

Sodding Suggestions- Native Huckleberry Sod

Huckleberry – Galussacia baccata   Specifics: Scientific Name: Gaylussacia baccata Common name: Black huckleberry Hardiness: USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9 How Sold: In slabs approximately 16″ x 24″  Contact us today to purchase some for your yard project! Landscape use: Understory, naturalistic garden, as a hedge, or in a bog. Provide morning sun for the best flower and fruit production. Multiple-season interest. Flowers in spring, fruit in summer, brilliant foliage in autumn. Attracts pollinators and feeds the wildlife making it a good fit for a naturalistic garden. It’s on the small...

Read More

German Potato Salad

Total Time: 55 mins. – Serves 6 Ingredients: 8 oz. thick-cut bacon, chopped 2 lb. Green Thumb Farms Signature Chef Potato (or any golden potatoes), cut into 1/2″-thick slices 2 sprigs rosemary 2 tbsp. beer or water 1/2 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 tsp. caraway seeds 1 small bunch green onions, thinly sliced 1/3 c. malt vinegar 2 tbsp. grainy mustard 2 tbsp. Finely chopped fresh parsley 1 1/2 tbsp. sugar   Directions: Heat grill on medium. In 12-inch skillet, cook bacon on medium 8 minutes or until golden brown and crisp, stirring frequently. With slotted...

Read More

Sodding Suggestions- Native Christmas Ferns

Christmas Ferns –Polystichum acrostichoides   Specifics: Scientific Name: Polystichum acrostichoides Common Name: Christmas Ferns Hardiness: USDA zones 3 to 9 How Sold: In bunches.  Contact us today to purchase some for your yard project! Landscape Use: Dryish or moist soils in woodland gardens, shade gardens or shady areas of borders, wild or native plant gardens. May also be planted in shady areas along walls or foundations. A good plant for massing on slopes (including dryish, rocky ones) to help combat soil erosion. Description: Polystichum acrostichoides, commonly called Christmas...

Read More