Re: [gardeners] Zone question

Margaret Lauterbach (
Tue, 24 Jul 2001 12:40:57 -0600

At 12:55 PM 7/24/01 -0500, you wrote:
>I went to a garden site on the web and looked up my zone, it said 5. Just 
>now I went on another site to request a catalog and put in my zip code to 
>'find my zone' and it said 5!! Looking on any of their maps, I am on the 
>edge of 5 and 6, so I can use either????
>Janni with several HUGE, RED tomatoes!!!
It's up to you. The zones are just guidelines for you to buy plant 
materials that will survive your winter.  You can buy zone 10 plants, 
nothing to stop you, but you won't have any influence in getting a refund 
from the nursery that sold it to you.  Margaret L