‘It feels like I’m not crazy.’ Gardeners aren’t surprised as USDA updates key map

2023 USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map

The USDA is updating an important map for gardeners and growers picking plants and flowers. The new map shows the contiguous U.S. is about 2.5 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the last map 11 years ago.

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