No Need To Move To A Warmer Gardening Climate – It’s Coming To You

Remember the old saying “If the mountain will not come to Muhammad, then Muhammad must go to the mountain?” The past gardeners’ version of that was if you wanted to garden in a more mild climate, then pack up your wheelbarrow and move South. Well, not any more. The mountain is coming to Muhammad, in…
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What’s Your Plant Hardiness Zone?

Global warming or global climate change possibly has an up-side. Us Northerners have relocated to a warmer climate, without moving a muscle, and it affects our plant choices.  Let me explain. To assist our country’s 80 million gardeners, the United States Department of Agriculture produces the Plant Hardiness Zone Map.  The map was updated in 2012 for the first time…
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