Climate Zones

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Winter Gardening for the Southeast

It's easy to create a winter oasis in the southeastern states with a beautiful garden using these tips.

3 Things to Know About a Plant Hardiness Zone

The plant hardiness zone map is a guide that will let you know what types of plants can grow in your climate.

How to Source Native Plants for Landscaping

Native plant will not only grow well, but require less resources.

Exotic Plants for Temperate Zones

Over 25 plants and tips for growing them.

Plant Hardiness Zone vs. Sunset Zone: Which to Use?

The plant hardiness zones of a particular area are a great tool to inform the gardener of climate conditions

Plant Zones: Sunset, Heat or Hardiness?

Plant zones are wonderful tools to inform gardeners about the landscape with which they live. However,

6 Summer Flowering Shrubs

These six flowering shrubs are beautiful all during the hottest months of the year and long into autumn

Measure Sun Exposure for Maximum Plant Growth

For a healthy yield, sun exposure, temperature and rainfall are essential climatic factors. Climate is

8 Plants that Thrive in Full Sun Exposure

Most plants that thrive in full sun exposure are easy to maintain and grow. If you have a sunny backyard,

7 Plants that Thrive in Partial Sun Exposure

If you have many trees in your backyard, consider growing the following plants that thrive with partial

Plant Hardiness Ratings Listed by Zone

Representative plants listed under the coldest zones in which they normally succeed. Zone Ratings:

Plant Hardiness Regions

Introduction This map shows in detail the lowest temperatures that can be expected each year in the

5 Hardy Plants That Bloom in Summer

You do not have to look far to find beautiful hardy plants that bloom in the summer. A plant is classified

Plant Hardiness Zone Details

Hardiness Zones and Average Annual Minimum Temperature Range Zone

Sunset Plant Zones: How to Determine What to Grow

Plant zones break the landscape up into various climate conditions to better prepare gardeners about