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Seed Planting Calculator

Use this calculator to determine the optimal time to start your seeds. If you do not know your first or last expected frost dates, click here to find your dates from the National Climactic Data Center (NCDC) website.

Find your first or last Frost Dates

  1. Click Here
  2. Under Product selection click on the down arrow next to Single-Station Products
  3. Select First/Last Dates
  4. Under Criteria select Min temp
  5. Under Pair results by: Select Calendar year
  6. Under Station/Area selection enter required station
  7. Scroll to the bottom and enter the average dates for last (spring) and first frost (fall)

Please note: the dates provided by this calculator are estimates only.

Spring Planting

Enter Your Last Expected Frost Date:

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Fall Planting

Enter Your First Expected Frost Date:

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Recommended Planting Methods: = Direct Sow = Start Indoors
Spring Planting Dates
Fall Planting Dates
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