Year-Round Gardening: Tips for Your Region

Achieve year-round gardening success in your climate by following this expert advice on selecting crops and varieties, overwintering cold-hardy vegetables, and practicing season extension techniques, such as using cold frames and row cover to protect plants from frost.

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
From the cool Northwest to tropical Florida, gardeners in several USDA Plant Hardiness Zones offered tips for this article. Note that warming global temperatures have been pushing Zones farther north over time.
Chart by U.S. Department of Agriculture