Posted: 17/04/2014 at 16:32
Caters, I would consult a messageboard in the USA, as I'm sure you'll find advice there for your specific climate.
The UK climate is so governed by the sea and winds from specific directions it is difficult to help you.
But do come back here to make us envious of the crops you can grow, but we can't - well, not outdoors. We're always here for a chat.