New garden map shows milder Minnesota

New climate maps are confirming what Minnesota's veteran gardeners have long suspected: The state is warmer -- and more hospitable to plants that generally only tolerate warmer climates. The Star Tribune has details ...
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New climate maps are confirming what Minnesota's veteran gardeners have long suspected: The state is warmer -- and more hospitable to plants that generally only tolerate warmer climates. The Star Tribune has details ...

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