There's still two feet of snow along the road, just a half foot out back (was bare ground yesterday). More snow coming overnight here outside of Boston. I don't really care because I know in a month or so I'll be starting to plant, some starters inside, some seeds (lettuce)directly sowed in to Mother Earth.
Last year was the first time I've gardened in decades. I had poor result with the corn (not that it's good for us diabetics anyhow), mixed results with the tomatoes (blossom end rot) but because I planted over 75 plants I had plenty (some tomato sauce still in the freezer) and then some.
I tried growing the corn the three sisters (corn - squash - beans) method but the ants got the corn, but the squash & beans went into overdrive, I even had a squash growing out of my compost bin. Summer squash, spaghetti squash - devine.
Well what should a type II grow?
What are you Type Is, fellow type IIs growing this year?
Afraid? Try a small container, maybe a tomato, maybe some strawberries.