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Enter your first frost free date here.


mm/dd/yyyy

Vegetable When To start inside   Setting-out date
From To
When you can plant outside.
(from your frost free date)
From To
Artichoke
on frost-free date
Basil
1 week after
Beets
2 weeks before
Broccoli
2 weeks before
Cabbage
4 weeks before
Cauliflower
2 weeks before
Celery
1 week after
Collards
4 weeks before
Corn salad/mache
3 to 6 weeks before
Corn
0 to 2 weeks after
Cucumber
1 to 2 weeks after
Eggplant
2 to 3 weeks after
Kale
4 weeks before
Kohlrabi
4 weeks before
Leeks
2 weeks before
Lettuce
3 to 4 weeks before
Melons
2 weeks after
Mustard
4 weeks before
Okra
2 to 4 weeks after
Onions
4 weeks before
Parsley
2 to 3 weeks before
Peas
6 to 8 weeks before
Peppers
2 weeks after
Pumpkins
2 weeks after
Spinach
3 to 6 weeks before
Squash
2 weeks after
Swiss chard
2 weeks before
Tomatoes
1 to 2 weeks after
Watermelon
2 weeks after
Remember ... this is gardening. All hell could break loose at any moment. Frost in June, heat waves in March.
Always proceed with caution.