Square Foot Gardening Forum

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Western Mount/High Plains: Seed Planting Dates zone 5b
by RoOsTeR Today at 8:58 am

» I'll get my Texas garden right yet
by RoOsTeR Today at 8:57 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by RoOsTeR Today at 8:55 am

» Plant ID
by zackshea Today at 8:16 am

» Roots...information....
by MrBooker Today at 6:19 am

» Our 2017 garden makeover
by sanderson Today at 4:47 am

» Is this wood correct for building box?
by sanderson Today at 4:42 am

» Hello from IA Zone 5
by sanderson Today at 4:38 am

» Feedback for my 2017 garden plan
by sanderson Today at 2:10 am

» ticks
by camprn Yesterday at 11:18 pm

» N&C Midwest: February 2017
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 10:58 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania, 3rd year SFG
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 10:15 pm

» Peppers with black spots
by camprn Yesterday at 10:10 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 10:03 pm

» February 2017 Avatar: Time to Wake Up!
by sanderson Yesterday at 9:37 pm

» broccoli stunted
by yolos Yesterday at 9:34 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by yolos Yesterday at 7:35 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:30 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 6:12 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 6:10 pm

» Sanderson - Virtual Roadtrip Flyover
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 4:24 pm

» Carrot Week 2017!
by Goosegirl Yesterday at 3:53 pm

» Problems getting spinach seeds to sprout? Try this...
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 3:52 pm

» Spring Fever Anyone?
by newbeone Yesterday at 3:15 pm

» Root Knot Nematodes - PROGRESS!
by dstack Yesterday at 12:28 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing February 2017?
by Kelejan Yesterday at 12:42 am

» The raised bed of my dreams!
by ralitaco 2/19/2017, 9:20 pm

» Help - Building new raised beds
by ralitaco 2/19/2017, 9:06 pm

» Microbes...you gotta see this one !!!
by jimmy cee 2/19/2017, 8:20 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by yolos 2/19/2017, 5:41 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Really cool zone and freeze date map

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Really cool zone and freeze date map

Post  littlesapphire on 8/2/2011, 10:47 am

I don't know if this has been posted here or not, but I thought everyone might be interested in this hardiness zone and freeze date website. It's an interactive map that lets you put your zip code in and then it lists off all the information you could ever want about your exact area.

I found this site especially useful because, living so close to Lake Erie, the hardiness zones and frost dates vary so wildly in a very small area, so I wanted to get the exact date for my town. (I'm in zone 5a, but just a half hour drive away is a zone 6a area, for instance.)

Anyway, thought this might be useful!

Interactive zone map

littlesapphire

Female Posts : 826
Join date : 2010-04-08
Age : 32
Location : Jamestown, NY (Zone 5a)

View user profile http://www.sanorigardens.org

Back to top Go down

Re: Really cool zone and freeze date map

Post  MarcyG on 8/2/2011, 11:40 am

Thanks for sharing.

MarcyG

Posts : 129
Join date : 2010-06-03
Age : 43
Location : North east OHIO

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Really cool zone and freeze date map

Post  HouseofWool on 8/2/2011, 3:04 pm

Very cool - I bookmarked it!

HouseofWool

Posts : 107
Join date : 2010-06-09
Location : SE Wisconsin

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Canadian zones

Post  hankyknot on 8/2/2011, 3:29 pm

now if only they could do something like that for Canada, I seem to have to guess all the time. Or should I be playing it safe and pretending to be a 4 or a 6?

hankyknot

Male Posts : 35
Join date : 2010-11-21
Location : New Brunswick

View user profile http://poetryinprogress.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Really cool zone and freeze date map

Post  UnderTheBlackWalnut on 8/2/2011, 4:20 pm

Hi- you are right - from what I googled - the sites for Canada don't seem to be as interactive - you have probably seen these, but thought I'd post them here just in case - Also you may want to post the question in your regional forum to see if anyone there has a better resource... Smile

This one gives frost dates for cities in New Brunswick -
http://usagardener.com/breaking_ground/frost_dates_canada.php

This is another frost dates chart -
http://www.almanac.com/content/frost-chart-canada

...and this site seems to address hardiness zones
http://sis.agr.gc.ca/cansis/nsdb/climate/hardiness/intro.html

UnderTheBlackWalnut

Female Posts : 559
Join date : 2011-04-18
Age : 50
Location : Springfield (central), IL, on the line between 5b and 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Really cool zone and freeze date map

Post  fiddleman on 8/2/2011, 5:06 pm

cool. thanks for posting.
Mark

fiddleman

Male Posts : 121
Join date : 2011-03-21
Location : Mid Michigan

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Found a decent Canadian one at last

Post  hankyknot on 8/7/2011, 4:38 pm

http://www.hgtv.ca/gardening/plantzones/

Finally a decent Canadian zone map, complete with tips and stuff.

hankyknot

Male Posts : 35
Join date : 2010-11-21
Location : New Brunswick

View user profile http://poetryinprogress.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Really cool zone and freeze date map

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum