Monthly Archives: February 2012

New Plant Hardiness Zone Map

I’m excited that the new USDA Zone Map is out and we can all go to it online and check it out.  The map, which helps gardeners decide which plants can survive the winter in their garden, has not been updated in over 20 years and some of the zones have now changed. (The online…

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Eco-News: Cool Roofs and Shiny Plants

Well we are finally back in business! It seemed to take months to fix the virus that had infiltrated our website. In the meantime, Ros had a barrage of email questions about a wide variety of topics. Here’s a recent one about the reflective properties of white and its impact on the earth. –Jean Ann…

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