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Passion flower/fruit Pumpkin Squash Anything in pots layered vertically


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I would add Amelanchier alnifolia - quite hardy, good edible fruit (select a variety depending on your requirement). Most often grows to 1–8 m (3–26 ft).


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Here's one idea for you. Years ago, a previous owner of my house cut down a large silver maple, which left a stump approximately 30cm high and 65cm across. His solution for hiding the stump was to dump a load of cobbles on top of it. (he also had a pond dug next to the stump and hid the pump between two of the root flares under the rock). The cobbles are of ...


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Peppers like warm, mulched, soil (ideally not clay, either, especially as clay insulates and locks in coolness well), and they don't prefer cool nights. Soil can be a lot cooler in the north, as can be the nights. Also, peppers seem to like the sort of consistent moisture that comes with mulching, but I imagine that's not any bigger of an issue in New York ...


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You need a greenhouse to grow peppers north of Zone 8 or so! It need not be expensive or complex. A cloche (single-plant greenhouse) or cold-frame (old window over a raised bed) will do nicely. Whatever you use, peppers like soil heat. They won't be happy if you can't get the soil over 21°C (70°F) or so. Ideally, you want as high as 30°C (86°F). So a raised ...


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