Coping With Heat in the Garden: Drought-Tolerant Crops, Resilient Perennials and More

You can employ several strategies for growing food while coping with drought and climate change, including planting dozens of recommended varieties of short-season, more drought-tolerant crops.

Zone Change Map
Since 1990, USDA Hardiness Zones, based on average minimum winter temperatures, have shifted north because of global warming. Pink areas indicate a shift of one zone; red areas, two zones.
Illustration courtesy The Arbor Day Foundation