You often see the word Zone on plant labels followed by a number. What do these mean? North America is divided into garden "Zones" according to the climate. The lower the number the colder the winters are in your area and the hardier a plant needs to be to survive. With Zones on the left… Continue reading What Are Garden Zones in Celsius?
Garden Zones are based on the minimum temperature at which a perennial, shrub or tree can survive. Find out the lowest temperature your area experiences and then choose plants at or below that zone. The lower the number the hardier the plant and the colder the zone. Zones are listed on plant labels. The following shows what minimum… Continue reading What are Garden Zones in Farenheit?