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Sumac Potatoes and Cucumber Salad

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

Ingredients: FOR THE POTATOES: 2 lbs white potatoes, washed and cut into ½ inch cubes ½ cup vegetable oil or avocado oil 1 tablespoon sumac 1 teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper   FOR THE DRESSING: ¼ cup vegetable oil juice from 1 medium lemon ¼ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon sweet paprika   OTHER: 4 Persian cucumbers, sliced into thin rounds 7-8 mint leaves more salt to taste   Instructions: FOR THE POTATOES: Preheat oven to 400 F. Prepare a baking sheet, lightly brush with vegetable oil. Cut potatoes into ½ inch pieces. Place...

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Smooth Potato Hummus Appetizer

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Recipes | 0 comments

Prep Time: 15 mins. – Cook Time: 15 mins. – Serves: 6 Ingredients: For the hummus: 1 lb. GTF Signature Chef potatoes (or any other yellow potato) Sea salt 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ cup plus 1 Tbsp. tahini 3 Tbsp. lemon juice ¼ tsp bittersweet smoked paprika, + more for serving ¼ c + 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, + more for serving   For serving: 6-8 small carrots, cut into sticks 1 bunch radishes, trimmed & halved or quartered if large 6-8 baby bell peppers, halved or quartered if large, seeds removed ½ bunch skinny...

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Sodding Suggestions- Native Cinnamon Fern

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

Cinnamon Fern – Osmunda cinnamomea   Specifics: Scientific Name: Osmunda cinnamomea Common Name: Cinnamon Fern Hardiness: USDA Zones 1-11 How Sold: In bunches.  Contact us today to purchase some for your yard project! Landscape Use: Grow cinnamon fern at the margins of a pond or stream, or in moist borders. As an accent, a clump of cinnamon fern adds a lush, tropical look and a dramatic effect to moist, shady areas. Description: Cinnamon fern grows like a big shuttlecock from the ascending tips of thick, creeping semi-woody rhizomes. Most...

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Sodding Suggestions- Native Interrupted Ferns

Posted by on May 14, 2018 in News | 0 comments

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,...

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Sodding Suggestions- Native New York Fern

Posted by on May 9, 2018 in News | 0 comments

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...

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Sodding Suggestions- Native Huckleberry Sod

Posted by on May 7, 2018 in News | 0 comments

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...

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German Potato Salad

Posted by on May 4, 2018 in Recipes | 0 comments

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...

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Sodding Suggestions- Native Christmas Ferns

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in News | 0 comments

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:...

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Sodding Suggestions- Native Haircap Moss

Posted by on Apr 30, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Haircap Moss – Polytrichum commune   Specifics: Scientific Name: Polytrichum commune Common Name: Haircap Moss Hardiness: USDA zones 2 – 15 How Sold: In slabs as close to 16″ x 24″ as possible.  Contact us today to purchase some for your yard project! Landscape Use: Ground cover, around base of tree & shrubs, between pavers on a shady garden path. Description: Alongside algae and mushrooms, moss was one of the earliest plants to emerge on land about 540 million years ago. Because it has no roots, moss was able to...

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Grilled Potato Salad with Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in Recipes | 0 comments

Total Time: 1 hr. 5 mins. – Serves: 8 Ingredients: 3 lb. red potatoes Kosher salt pepper ¼ c. aged sherry vinegar 1 small shallot 2 tsp. Dijon mustard ½ c. blue cheese ⅓ c. olive oil 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 14 oz. watercress 2 green onions   Directions: Place potatoes in 8-quart saucepot and add enough cold water to cover. Add 2 tablespoons salt and heat to boiling on high. Reduce heat to medium and boil 10 to 20 minutes or until potatoes are just cooked through but not soft. Test by piercing a potato with a thin skewer or...

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