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Any other Zone 1a gardeners out there?

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Any other Zone 1a gardeners out there?

chefathome | May 30, 2009 09:03 AM

Although we have terribly short summers it is amazing what we CAN grow here! Whilst fruits, nuts, etc. are extremely limited we are able to grow lovely annual (and a few perennial) herbs and veg. We are blessed with longer days.

We are soon moving to Europe (yes, mainly due to the climate!) so will be growing all sorts of things I have been dreaming about here for years. Until that time, I am happily watching my seeds sprout. We just had our last snow two weeks ago and leaves are finally coming on trees. WHEW! Finally. It is amazing the lengths we go to to extend our season!!

Anyone growing anything new and interesting this year? In addition to 20+ herb varieties (most annuals) I am trying asparagus peas again this year. Tried them last year but had hard frosts in August.

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