The Q&A Archives: Zone Planting

Question: The books say to use the right flowers and plants for your particular ZONE. I live on Long Island, New York and I don't know what my zone number is and I was hoping you might be able to tell me. Thanking you in advance for your promt attention to this matter. Cordially, Merinda

Answer: You are probably in zone 7, but possibly a warm zone 6. This is detailed on a map accompanied by a discussion of what the zones do and do not mean in terms of gardening, here:

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