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Choosing Plants That Fit Your Climate: A Regional Guide

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Take a big step toward ensuring success in your garden. Stick with plants that are well adapted to your region’s climate.

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Midwest Gardening: The Best Plants Are Pretty (and Pretty Tough)

Our climate and conditions are challenging, but Midwestern gardeners don’t have to compromise when choosing plants. Lots of beautiful plants flourish here.

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Desert Gardening: Planting to Suit the Climate

Desert gardening can be challenging, to say the least. Here are some cool plants you can easily grow in the hot desert areas of the Southwest.

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Gulf Coast Gardening: Plants That Take Our Weather

Choosing the right plants for the humid Gulf Coast climate can be tough, but Lowe’s regional contributor explains how to select them.

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Mid-Atlantic Gardening: Regionally Adapted Plants

Learn how to choose plants suited to the Mid-Atlantic climate, as well as microclimates in your own yard.

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Mountain Gardening: Hardy Plants for a Challenging Climate

Creating a blooming landscape in the Mountain region takes a lot of planning. Here are the secrets to finding the best climate-adapted plants.

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Northeast Gardening: Choosing Plants to Suit Our Climate

Not sure what to add to your Northeast garden? Build up your plant-choosing confidence with these helpful hints.

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Northwest Gardening: 4 Must-have Plants for Yearlong Appeal

Clematis, hydrangea, hellebore, and pulmonaria love the Northwest climate. Together they provide year-round interest.

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Southeast Gardening: Plants for Our Climate

Choose plants carefully so your garden can weather whatever climate our region throws against it.

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South Central Gardening: Which Plants Suit Texas and Oklahoma?

Save money and effort by sticking with plants used to the weather in our region. Lowe’s South Central gardening expert shares some strategies.

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Southern California Gardening: Plants That Fit Our Climate

With temperamental weather the norm, it’s more important than ever to use the right plants for our Southern California growing conditions.

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