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Sodding Suggestions- Native Sheep Laurel

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Sheep Laurel – Kalmia angustifolia   Specifics: Scientific Name: Kalmia angustifolia; Common Name: Sheep Laurel, Mountain Laurel, Lambkill Hardiness: USDA zone 5 – 8 How Sold: In slabs approximately 16″ x 24″  Contact us today to purchase some for your yard project! Landscape use: Works well for evergreen foliage, foundation plantings, woods edge and naturalizing. Description: Sheep Laurel is a broad leaf evergreen that grows and flowers well in full sun to part shade, making it a versatile shrub in the landscape. The broad, dark...

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Quick Gnocchi Caprese

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Recipes | 0 comments

Ingredients: 1 Green Thumb Farm Chef potato or large Russet potato 1 medium egg ½-1 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Mini mozzarella (8 oz) Cherry tomatoes (approximately 10 oz) Basil Balsamic (If you prefer thickened balsamic simply pour the balsamic in a pan & bring it to a simmer at medium heat, then reduce the heat to low & let it simmer for 10-15 minutes until thickened.) Directions: First clean your potato & then use a knife to make several small slits (10-12) around your potato. Place the potato...

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Sodding Suggestions- Native Ostrich Ferns

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Ostrich Fern – Matteuccia struthiopteris   Specifics: Scientific Name: Matteuccia struthiopteris Common Name: Ostrich Fern Hardiness: USDA zone 3 – 7 How Sold: In bunches.  Contact us today to purchase some for your yard project! Landscape Use: Ferns are lovely with other shade-lovers such as Alchemilla, Brunnera (False Forget-me-not), Dicentra (Bleeding Heart), Hosta, Mertensia (Virginia Bluebells), Phlox divaricata, Pulmonaria (Lungwort), Tiarella (Foam Flower), and Viola. They add fabulous texture to woodlands and landscape plantings....

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Sodding Suggestions- Native Hay-Scented Ferns

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Hay-Scented Ferns – Dennstaedita   Specifics: Scientific Name: Dennstaedita Common Name: Hay-Scented Ferns Hardiness: USDA zone 3 – 8 How Sold: In slabs approximately 16″ x 24″  Contact us today to purchase some for your yard project! Landscape use: Reserve Hay-scented Ferns (so called because the 36″ fronds do indeed smell of hay when bruised) for locations where you need to cover large expanses quickly and inexpensively with something deer resistant, attractive, and undemanding. They add fabulous texture to woodlands and...

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Sodding Suggestions- Native Blueberry

Posted by on Apr 11, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Blueberry Sod – Vaccinium angustifolium   Specifics: Scientific Name: Vaccinium angustifolium Common Name: Lowbush Blueberry Hardiness: USDA zones 3-7 How Sold: In slabs approximately 16″ x 24″  Contact us today to purchase some for your yard project! Landscape Use: Ground cover for dry, acidic soil, protective cover for ground-nesting birds and other wildlife, attracts pollinators. Description: Clusters of white flowers bloom in spring, followed by tasty blue berries in summer. The fruit is a favorite among humans as well as...

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Hot Potato Salad

Posted by on Mar 27, 2018 in Recipes | 0 comments

Prep Time: 20 mins. – Total Time: 2 hrs. – Servings: 6-8 INGREDIENTS: 1-pound processed cheese (such as Velveeta) 4 Lbs. of Green Thumb Farms Signature Chef potatoes (or any baking potato variety) 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise 1 cup half-and-half 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion 1 cup sliced pimiento-stuffed Spanish olives Vegetable cooking spray 6 bacon slices, cut into 2-inch pieces   DIRECTIONS: Freeze cheese 45 minutes to 1 hour. Meanwhile, cook potatoes in boiling water covered 25 to 30 minutes or until tender; drain and cool completely....

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Garden Potato Salad

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018 in Recipes | 0 comments

Prep Time: 15 mins. – Total Time: 1 hr. 25 mins. – Serves: 8 INGREDIENTS: 3 pounds potatoes, halved or use 2 Bags of our Side Delights Steamables™ 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided 4 ounces snow peas or sugar snap peas 3 tablespoons coarse-grained Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2/3 cup olive oil 1 cup loosely packed fresh herbs (such as basil, chives, mint, and dill), coarsely chopped DIRECTIONS: Bring potatoes, water to cover, and 1 tsp. salt to a boil in...

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Easter Potato Hash

Posted by on Mar 21, 2018 in Recipes | 0 comments

Prep Time: 30 mins. – Cook Time: 30 mins. – Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup creme fraiche or sour cream 2 tsp. water 1 tsp. lemon zest 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice (1 lemon) 2-1/2 tsp. kosher salt, divided 3/4 tsp. black pepper, divided 1-1/2 lbs Green Thumb Farms Signature Chef potatoes (or any yellow potatoes), cut into 1/2-inch dice 5 Tbsp. olive oil, divided 1 large yellow onion, thinly sliced 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch dice 1 Tbsp. roughly chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley DIRECTIONS:  Whisk together first 3 ingredients, 1/2...

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Roasted Lemon Feta Potatoes

Posted by on Mar 19, 2018 in Recipes | 0 comments

Serves: 4 Ingredients 5 cups peeled and cubed Green Thumb Farm Signature Chef Potatoes or russet potatoes (1 + ½ to 2 pounds) 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for greasing the pan 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard the zest of 1 lemon, just the yellow part, not the pith 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided ½ teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon dried oregano coarse salt and pepper ½ cup crumbled feta cheese Instructions Soak the potatoes in ice water for 20 minutes to 1 hour. Drain and pat dry with paper...

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Irish Herbed Potatoes

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018 in Recipes | 0 comments

Prep Time: 10 mins. – Cook Time: 25 mins. – Servings: 8-10 INGREDIENTS: 2-1/2 pounds of Green Thumb Farms Signature Chef potatoes, peeled and cut into wedges 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 3 tablespoons chopped fresh or dried chives 3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill or 3 teaspoons dill weed 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper   DIRECTIONS: In a saucepan, cook potatoes in boiling salted water until tender; drain. Combine remaining ingredients; pour over potatoes and toss...

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