Master Gardener Tips May 26, 2023


By Debbie Post, Nebraska Extension Master Gardener

Your USDA hardiness zone is a system that classifies your geographical area according to its seasonal temperatures and can help you choose your plants more appropriately. Basically, higher average temperatures equate to higher planting zone numbers. It’s possible to grow something just outside of your growing zone, but you might need to make more adjustments for it to thrive better. Zone in and get planting!