"That would depend on which zone 8A--Penscaola, FL or Astoria, Oregon? Or? Need to know your temp extremes to offer suggestions that would work for you. Summers between Pensacola and Astoria are hugely different."
"Clare -I really just live in a tiny, 3-room apartment at the back of an old farm house, which is owned by my husband's boss. He rents the front of the house out to other tenants, and we are the caretakers of the place ... shovel…"