Do You Know Your Hardiness Zone?

One of the most important pieces of information you can have as a gardener is knowing your hardiness zone. This tells you when it’s safe to start planting in the spring and when you can expect frost in the fall. Certain plants are “hardy” up to a certain zone, meaning some things might be a perennial in some parts of the country and an annual in others.

Check out the USDA’s hardiness map to find your zone: