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Garden Zone Maps

Global Warming Means New Garden Zone Maps
Many gardeners are familiar with the USDA's garden zone maps. They help us know which plants to put in our backyards. They are determined by examining rainfall patterns, sunshine and temperature.

How is global warming hurting my garden? (PDF, 287 Kb)

The map below shows how the National Arbor Day Foundation has updated the map to reflect recent trends. This shows clearly how global warming is affecting the plants that we can plant in our backyards.

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