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The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a new version of its "Plant Hardiness Zone Map" this week, the first update since 1990. The color-coded zones on this map of the United States are widely used as a guide for what perennial flowers will survive in a particular area, or when to plant your vegetables. ~ We live in a 6a Zone now!
Companion planting guide and which plants to use to naturally repel pesky insects
No garden? Easy plants to grow on a patio this summer .