Posts Tagged "Maine Farming"

Potato, Parsnip, and Cabbage Soup

Fall is here which means two things…it’s time for new potatoes and soup recipes!  Ring in the new season with this potato soup recipe that is sure to warm you up.   Ingredients: 3 cups cubed Green Thumb Farms potatoes 2 parsnips, cut into 1-inch pieces 2 tablespoons vegetable bouillon base 2 quarts water, or as needed to cover 1 cup applesauce 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 large cloves garlic, mashed into a paste 1 teaspoon truffle oil 1 head green cabbage, chopped Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste   Trying to find our potatoes in the store?  Look for the Green...

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Smooth Potato Hummus Appetizer

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 asparagus, ends trimmed   Instructions: Pour water into a...

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Sodding Suggestions- Native Cinnamon Fern

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 ferns carry their reproductive spores on the...

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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...

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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...

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