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Need some gardening advice: I am moving from South Florida to Connecticut.

I am going to miss my tropical plants that seem to bloom year around, not to mention all of the fruits at my fingertips. What is your must have in your garden in the Connecticut area? I love growing herbs, fruit, veggies. I also enjoy not having to replant bulbs every year but love having a colorful flowering yard. Any tips or advice are much appreciated.

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N. New England zone 5b2 points · 3 years ago

I love growing herbs, fruit, veggies.

You can grow any herb (outdoors in the summer, indoors in the winter), pretty much any vegetable (you may need to select different varieties) and fruits like apples, plums, and peaches. You can grow dwarf citrus in pots if you have a sunny place for them in the winter.

I also enjoy not having to replant bulbs every year

You don't need to plant bulbs every year in CT. Pretty much everyone grows daffodils, crocuses, and many other bulbs, They are perennial in CT.

Do some Googling about New England gardens and you'll get the idea.

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Connecticut here, everything grows well and don't let anyone tell you differently :) last year

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Original Poster1 point · 3 years ago

Nice spread of veggies!

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Hudson Valley here... you will grow some great veggies here. Spring crops aside... don't plan on putting things into the grouND until may for those warm loving plants.

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