What Zone do I live in?
The zone you live in determines how and what you plant. On the back of every seed packet it will give you planting zones that determine where you live. Zone 1 which is mostly the northern states are the coldest. These places have temperatures below -55F and the warmest which is zone 13 is above 70.F There are 13 Zones that cover the United States. The hottest zones are such as Southern California, Texas and Florida.
Different zones mean different plants. When you live in Southern Florida such as Key West or
Frost Can damage
Drought, this is becoming more and more of a issue as it gets hotter each year. Plants are able to keep their cells inflated with water therefore they wilt. If you have too much water then the roots rot , You can help these plants by of course watering and improving the soils. Plants vary as to how much water they need cactus and succulents only need a sparse amount compared to Bulbs which depending on growing or living in water.
Sunlight Every plant needs some type of light some need a lot more
The wind is a factor when planting hedges, trees, and shrubs. The zone you live in plays a big part
when you are deciding to plant trees, vegetables or plants in your yard think of these factors of your zone you live in, Water, Sunlight and Wind You’ll save money in the long run by planting what grows best in your area.