Category Archives: Northern hardiness

Oak leaves covered with hoar frost add magic to the winter landscape.

Best Plants for Winter Interest

We’ve had a lot of snow early, a lot of fog recently, ice and more snow and who knows what next! But, if you are a gardener in Minnesota, you…

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Map of hardiness zones north central states

How to Find Your USDA Plant Hardiness Zone

North America is divided into 10 cold-hardiness zones by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. (It’s also divided into 12 heat zones, but those are not usually a concern in northern…