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New to Gardening (Vegetable) -- Looking for Tips in Zone 5a or 5b

9 years ago

Hey everyone,

I'm interested in having a vegetable garden this year in Central New York. The climate isn't very good here, apparently it's zone 5a or 5b. I know that I have to start out seeds early to get things going and it's already nearly Spring, it's just the sheer variety of seeds is so overwhelming that I don't really know where to start.

Does anyone else live in CNY and can give some suggestions on what to buy that will grow here reasonably well over the short growing season?

I would like Tomatoes and Basil for sure. Maybe something like Zucchini, I don't really know.

Also I think that it would be great to have a variety of vegetables throughout the growing season, maybe some sort of spring greens, then tomatoes and squash in the summer, and possibly even something in the fall.

Does anyone have any ideas for me?

Thanks a bunch for reading everyone :)

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