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Find U.S. Growing Zones On The USDA Planting Zone Map

Understanding the USDA planting zones you live in can mean the difference between success and failure in your garden. Planting vegetables [1], flowers [2] and other plants that are appropriate for your U.S. growing zone will make sure that your garden is happy and healthy year after year.

What Planting Zone Do I Live In?

Below is the USDA planting zones map, also known as the USDA Hardiness Zone map. Answering the question, “How do I go about finding my hardiness zone?” is as easy as locating where you live on the map. To see larger maps of the U.S. growing zones for each state, click on the state where you live in the list located below this map.

usda 2012 map
usda 2012 map

Hardiness Zone Map provided courtesy of The National Arbor Day Foundation [3]. Go to for trees for planting in your area [4].

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[49] USDA Zones In Canada: Are Canada Growing Zones Similar To U.S.:

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[55] What Are Climate Zones – Gardening In Different Climate Types:

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