The Q&A Archives: Hardiness Zone for High Desert

Question: We live in the high desert of Southern California, where our winters get fairly cold, some snow; hot, dry, windy summers. We need to pinpoint our zone.

Answer: Sunset Western Garden Book places you in zone 11, the medium to high desert of California. If you haven't already discovered this wonderful resource for gardeners in Western States, check out a copy at your local library:<br>Sunset Western Garden Book, Sunset Publishing, Menlo Park, CA. ISBN# 0-376-03851-9 It's available in garden centers and bookstores, too.

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