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Fiddleheads: Ostrich Fern

Fiddleheads from ostrich ferns are an iconic spring edible in Maine. Fiddleheads are important to Maine’s economy, with pickers, retailers, and woodland owners earning extra income from them each spring. Includes information on biology, identification and the when to pick.

Facts on Fiddleheads

Fiddleheads, the young coiled leaves of the ostrich fern, are a Maine delicacy. This fact sheet has information on cooking and pickling fiddleheads, along with recipes.

Facts on Edible Wild Greens in Maine

Wild spring greens are nutritious and low in calories, fat and cholesterol. They are also widely available! This 4-page bulletin has information and recipes on preparing and serving dandelion greens, fiddleheads, yellow rocket, lamb's quarters, orache, and purslane.

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Plant Propagation in Maine Plant Propagation in Maine

Plant propagation is the process of creating new plants. Learn about the types of propagation, seeding, containers, temperature and light, transplanting, and everything else you need to know to successfully propagate plants. 14 pages. © 2015 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free: HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Pruning Forsythias in Maine Pruning Forsythias in Maine

The bright yellows of forsythia shrubs are a hallmark of spring in Maine. Learn more about the culture, varieties, and how and when to prune these shrubs. 4 pages. © 2015 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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