Posts Tagged "Farming"

Sodding Suggestions- Native Bunchberry

Bunchberry – Cornus Canadensis   Specifics: Scientific Name: Cornus canadensis Common Name: Bunchberry, Creeping Dogwood Hardiness: USDA zones 2 – 6; Best performance is in cool to cold climates in the shade of trees and shrubs. How Sold: In slabs approximately 16″ x 24″  Contact us today to purchase some for your yard project! Landscape Use: Attractive native ground cover for shady areas of the landscape. Description: Bunchberry Dogwoods are probably the ultimate ground cover plants for growing in moist, woodland areas or in your shade garden.  These short, bright green plants...

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Sodding Suggestions- Native Sheep Laurel

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 green leaves provide interest all year long. In...

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Sodding Suggestions- Native Ostrich Ferns

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. Description: Indispensable for shady areas, these...

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Sodding Suggestions- Native Hay-Scented Ferns

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 landscape plantings. Description: Hay-scented Fern...

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It’s Harvest Time and We’re on Fire!

The dawn of autumn is the time when our farm comes full circle. That’s because it’s potato time! Our farm crew who work year-round doing everything “potato” kick into full gear, ready and excited to see what our carefully-tended crop yields. It’s so exciting to think about the bounty just under the surface of our fields that stretch across the Saco River valley of Fryeburg, Maine and Conway, New Hampshire. Everybody here gets excited, from our potato-growers to our seasonal employees who man the trucks that move alongside our harvesters, to the warehouse crew, to the salespeople, to those of...

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