The Q&A Archives: planting zone

Question: I live on long island sound west haven in CT why is long island in mid atlantic and I'm the same as maine?

Answer: Planting zones are identified by length of growing season and winter and summer temperatures. Plants included in these growing zones will tolerate the temperature highs and lows and will perform well in those zones with which they are identified. Hope this clarifies things for you!

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