The North Carolina Zoo is temporarily suspending operations
effective March 17 until further notice. More information.
Coffee grown under the natural shade of canopy trees preserves forest and animal (particularly bird) habitat. Hummingbirds, swallows, warblers, orioles, tanagers and other native and migratory birds find a safe haven in the remaining forests of shade coffee plantations.
The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The map is based on the average annual minimum winter temperature, divided into 10-degree F zones.