Re: [gardeners] New hardiness zones -- get the fan

Doug Reed (
Wed, 28 May 2003 06:32:45 -0600 (GMT)

Well, I see I'm still in Zone 5. Darn... and I was hoping
to plant some bananas! :)

I did notice that it looks like Boulder got moved to
Zone 6.

-Lyons, CO

-------Original Message-------
From: Margaret Lauterbach <>
Sent: 05/27/03 01:43 PM
Subject: [gardeners] New hardiness zones -- get the fan

> Bring out the fans.  The USDA has decided we're all several degrees warmer than we thought we were.  Two months ago, I was in zone 6, now I'm in zone 

7, having not moved an inch.  They've dropped the a and b parts of the 
zones.  I don't know whether the USDA checked with their boss about this 
warmer situation (didn't he deny the globe was warmer?), but they have
dropped Canada and Mexico as part of the zone map.  See it at 
.  Margaret L