Planting Dates Calculator

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Each year vegetable gardeners must calculate when to start each type of plant in their garden. This site helps you by takeing the math out of the process. It automatically calculates when to:

  1. Start seedlings indoors
  2. Transplant seedlings outside
  3. Direct sow seeds that won’t be started from seedlings

The result is a list of your plants with associated planting dates to help you plan your garden.

Step #1 Enter Your Last Frost Date

Enter the last frost date for your location. The last frost date is the last date in spring after which there is little chance of killing frost.

If you don’t know your last frost date, you can find it easily at the Suburban Hobby Farmer Last Frost Date Calculator.


Step #2 Select Your Plants

Select the plants you’ll be growing:


Your Dates

The last frost date you selected was

The planting dates for your plant list are:

Plant Seedling Start Transplant Outside Direct Sow


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