Oberon46 said:I am a microclimate here in Anchorage, a zone 4 (not sure of the letter). It is interesting that Anya, who is a zone colder than me, usually catches up and surpasses me on growth. Her weather is dryer and warmer with more sun. We are cloudy although we have milder winters. Not sure I like the weather differences. After all, -40 to -50 can only last so long. Lol.