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I've coded a plugin for the forum to show your country flag on the forums, just choose your country via the "personal details" menu option on the site : https://www.gardenpondforum.com/account/personal-details :D.

I hope this helps when it comes to providing location-specific information on the forums :). If required, I can add a hardiness zone option too.
 

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I've gone ahead and added the hardiness zone feature, along with some instructions :D. I hope that helps!

It has to be manually added as it's too complex to work on all the different types of zip/post codes - but it only takes a few clicks :).
 
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I added my hardiness zone, that's a great interactive map, Ian. You can zoom right in to your location and there's a colour legend right beside the map that corresponds to what you're looking at.

Because of recent climate changes, our government has changed the hardiness zones somewhat and it looks to be reflected in the map that Ian has in the set up directions.
 

addy1

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That does zoom you right in, per zip our zone is 6a, our house is in zone 6b
 

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Yep I used to be zone 7 but now am zone 8a but then plant hardiness is still 7 so must be the difference between USDA map and plant one.
 

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Yep I used to be zone 7 but now am zone 8a but then plant hardiness is still 7 so must be the difference between USDA map and plant one.
Should be the same zone. Are you looking at the latest USDA map?
For years, I was in zone 8, but the winters have gotten progressively warmer over the last 50 years so my zone has changed from 8 to 8b and now 9a.
 

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Looking at the maps Ian provided. I think I am 8b for USDA but why does it say below PlantMaps for our zip code is 7b?
Plant and USDA hardiness.png

USDA Plant maps for Washington, Arlington Hts 2012.png
 

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Well, I don't understand this either, j.w.. The USDA map IS a plant hardiness map and is all that I have ever seen or relied on. At one time there was a Heat tolerance plant map, but I am not sure that it still exists.

I am thinking that is a typo in your case. I random checked a few cities around the country and the USDA zone and the plant hardiness zone were the same in all cases.
 
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