The app, called ClimateWise™
The ZIP code finder has proven to be most popular method for users to find a hardiness zone on the 2012 USDA PHZM website, which was released by USDA’s Agricultural Research Service on January 25.
Now available at Apple’s iPhone/iPad ® app store for $0.99, ClimateWise ™ Plant Hardiness was developed by Climate Source, Inc., a partner in the development and dissemination of 2012 PHZM datasets.
With this app, you can quickly and conveniently find the hardiness zone for a location while out in your garden or at your local nursery, an essential piece of information when investing in perennials and shrubs. And if you are buying annual plants, ClimateWise™
You can get more information about the ClimateWise™
# # #
Founded in 2000, Climate Source, Inc. incorporates the use of the PRISM model, developed by Dr. Christopher Daly of Oregon State University. Climate Source provides mobile applications and digital climate mapping for GIS users around world.