USDA plant hardiness zone five is the 40°N zone unless impacted by water or elevation influences, and is restricted to the northern hemisphere.
Gardening produces expected mental health benefits, primarily due to the combination of exercise and access to green space – water adds even more benefits.
Bio-technology results in chemical-resistant plants. Stronger invasive species may change the way we handle plants in gardens and elsewhere.
Ocean currents and other geographical elements affect plant hardiness zones as well as latitudes, leading to interesting comparisons for gardening.
Is your garden ready for plants? Check out your dirt’s pH, consistency, and other characteristics to determine what to plant, and where.
Horticultural expert, Melinda Myers, helps you choose plants with her book titled Minnesota & Wisconsin Getting Started Garden Guide. How helpful is this beginner’s gardening guidebook?
The petunia is an annual flowering plant primarily grown for its high impact colors and the ability to attract hummingbirds and beneficial insects.
The Outdoor Living Extravaganza is in February, at various locations. What better time to hear plant experts’ gardening tips for the Spring to come?
Plant Hardiness Zone Maps tell us what plants can grow in an area, even down to the zip code – how can we improve growing zone maps to incorporate ranges?
Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens revitalized the native ecosystems making a public garden for local residents and travelers to visit in Kansas.