Plant Hardiness Zone Finder

Developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Plant Hardiness Zone Map is a standardized numeric system that characterizes climate in specific geographic areas. Hardiness zones help indicate what plants to grow and when, so it’s important to know which one you’re in!


Plant Hardiness Map


Frost Dates

Planting times are often calculated around frost dates to avoid freezing conditions in which plants are killed. To find out projected frost dates for your location, use this tool from Morning Chores.

Extension Services

Want regional gardening advice from local experts? Contact your state’s extension service for tips on anything from combating local pests to choosing plant varieties suitable for your area. 
For a list of extension services by state, click here.