Vegetable Planting Schedule Zone 5 - Diane's Flower Seeds
Vegetable Planting Schedule - Zone 5
by Diane Linsley

We are all anxious to start our gardens as soon as possible in the spring. But it's important to know the right time to plant in order to ensure success.

Here is a vegetable planting schedule for zone 5, where the average last frost date is May 15. You can adjust your own planting schedule by moving the date for each item forward or backward on the calendar, according to the last frost date in your area. If you don't know your last frost date, contact your local extension service or look it up on the internet.

Sowing Vegetable Seeds:

Mid March
Lettuce, Peas, Radish, Spinach, Orach

Mid April
Beet, Broccoli, Carrot, Collards, Fennel, Kale, Leek, Onion, Parsley, Parsnip,
Swiss Chard

Early May
Amaranth, Dill

Mid May
Cucumber, Melon, Watermelon, Squash, Zucchini, Golden Purslane

Late May to Early June

Transplanting Seedlings:

Late May to Early June
Tomato, Pepper, Eggplant, Tomatillo, Ground Cherry, Basil

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