A Zone 5/6 Seed Starting Schedule can start as early as January with lettuce & other greens. Although the PHZM has updated its zone map, the frost date charts currently do not reflect the new zone subsets. Cucumber                                          @1.@2.@3.@4A@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Beans climbing/snake                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. That said, our weather here is so … Snow and ice are dominant during the winter season. In addition, … Pak Choy/Choi                                          @1.@2.@3M@4A@5M@6.@7.@8A@9S@10.@11.@12. Celery                                          @1.@2.@3M@4A@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Colorado on average has approximately 120 days between the last and first frost. Tending your seedlings Part 8. Mangle Wurzel                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5.@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. If you’re unsure how to determine which plant grows in … 22 Comments. Thyme                                          @1.@2.@3.@4A@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. 1-1½ in. and some things I … Spring Time is Near! Burdock                                          @1.@2.@3.@4A@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Sweet Marjoram                                          @1.@2.@3.@4A@5M@6J@7J@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. The last month that you can plant garlic and expect a good harvest is probably September. Salsify                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. The Vegetable & Herb Timing tables below provide the basics for scheduling your conventional and vertical Garden Tower plantings. Gobo                                          @1.@2.@3.@4A@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Swedes                                          @1.@2.@3M@4A@5M@6J@7.@8A@9S@10.@11.@12. February 1. Asparagus                                          @1.@2F@3M@4.@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Rutabaga                                          @1.@2.@3M@4A@5M@6J@7.@8A@9S@10.@11.@12. Cauliflower                                          @1.@2.@3M@4.@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Turnip                                          @1.@2.@3M@4A@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Lettuce                                          @1.@2F@3M@4A@5M@6J@7J@8A@9.@10.@11.@12. New Zealand Spinach                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7J@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Ginger                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5.@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Chives                                          @1.@2.@3.@4A@5M@6J@7J@8A@9S@10.@11.@12. Beets                                          @1.@2.@3.@4A@5M@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Basil                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7J@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Wong bok                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5.@6.@7J@8A@9S@10.@11.@12. Borage                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. *Based on statistics there is a 10% chance that frost will occur before or after these dates. 3 ft. 2 to 4 in. Sweet peppers                                          @1.@2.@3M@4A@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Sweet corn                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7J@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Lemon Balm                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7J@8A@9.@10.@11.@12. Rare. Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips! The PHZM has been completely revamped, and is now GIS-based, meaning it uses specific data relating to positions on the earth's surface, comparing and contrasting information about a precise location. Summers are warm, occasionally hot. This region has a sunny humid continental climate (Köppen Dfb) with four distinct seasons. To find your planting zone, refer to the official USDA zone map. What to Plant in April in Zone 5. Sage                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. 10. Mint                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7J@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Cabbage tight-headed                                          @1.@2.@3.@4A@5M@6J@7J@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Sweet Potato/ Kumara                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5.@6J@7J@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Choose appropriate trees for this area to maintain them year-round. As with every region, vegetables for zone 5 have general planting guidelines. The new map, published in 2012, moved USDA zone 5 approximately half a zone north throughout its swath across the country, starting from southern Maine around the Great Lakes; looping across Iowa and Nebraska; running up the foothills of the Rockies in Colorado, northeast Utah, northern Idaho, and western Montana; and ending along the Washington-Canada border. Winged bean                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Kohlrabi                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7J@8A@9.@10.@11.@12. Ladyfinger                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5.@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Canteloupe                                          @1.@2.@3.@4A@5M@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Eggplant                                          @1.@2.@3M@4A@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Parsnip                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6.@7J@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Lo Bok                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7.@8A@9.@10.@11.@12. So, in my schedule, peas can be put out the week of March 8 – March 15, six to eight weeks ahead of my week of April 26 last spring frost date. Summer squash                                          @1.@2.@3.@4A@5M@6J@7J@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Leeks                                          @1.@2F@3M@4A@5M@6J@7J@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Dill                                             @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7J@8A@9.@10.@11.@12. Planting Calendar & Monthly Lists. Borekale                                          @1.@2F@3M@4A@5M@6.@7.@8A@9S@10.@11.@12. Marrow                                          @1.@2.@3M@4A@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Understanding Succession Planting Part 5. With a last frost date of May 15th and first frost date of October 15th. Yam/Oka/Oca                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5.@6J@7J@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Zone 5b: This subzone has a minimum average temperature of -10° to -15°F. ... -to-late May, and even then you might get skunked! March & April are the months for starting most of your crops! Broad bean                                          @1.@2.@3M@4A@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Sunchoke                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. The earliest that you can plant garlic in Zone 5b is February. First off let’s start out with me giving you an important link. Lowest Expected Low. Diana is a mother of three, proud wife, and humbled daughter of … Average Date of First Frost (fall) October 15. Bell peppers                                          @1.@2.@3M@4A@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Daikon                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7.@8A@9.@10.@11.@12. After the seed germinates and presses through the soil, be sure to cover the delicate plant if frost occurs. Rockmelon                                          @1.@2.@3.@4A@5M@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. If you’re new to a USDA zone 5 area or have never gardened in this region, you might be wondering when to plant a zone 5 vegetable garden. Usual Planting Dates Usual Harvesting Dates Begin Most Active End Begin Most Active End AK CA 1/ CO ID KS 2/ MI MN MT NE NV 1/ ND OR SD UT WA WI WY 6.9 200 92 730 25 520 1,200 17 5 2,600 150 145 100 440 75 120 May 5 Feb 20 Mar 15 Mar 24 Mar 1 Apr 15 Apr 16 Apr 7 Mar 20 Apr 5 Apr 21 Sep 1 Apr 6 Mar 20 Mar 1 Apr 5 Mar 15 May 10 - May 25 Mar 1 - May 1 Apr 5 - May 5 Apr 7 - May 5 Mar 5 - Apr 1 … Mache                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7J@8A@9S@10.@11.@12. USDA Zone 6a: To -23 °C USDA Zone 6b: To -18 °C. The earliest vegetables for zone 5, those that should be planted in March through April, are: Zone 5 vegetables and herbs that should be planted from April to May include: Those that should be planted from May to June include: Growing vegetables in zone 5 doesn’t just have to be confined to the spring and summer months. Ceylon Spinach                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5.@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. I am in zone 5b. Toggle navigation Keep your garden growing. Sign up for our newsletter. Chayote squash                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5.@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Methods of Urban Gardening. Oregano/Pot Marjoram                                          @1.@2.@3M@4A@5M@6J@7J@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Zone 5 has a medium-short growing season compared to others in the USDA garden zones. Cilantro                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6.@7.@8A@9S@10.@11.@12. November 15. The average date of the last frost in zone 5 is around April 15. Spring and fall vary considerably from year to year, prone to frosts and sudden changes in conditions. Distance Between Rows Distance Between Plants Depth to Plant Asparagus nd2 season Apr 5 - 25 50 roots 3 to 5 ft. 1½ to 2 ft. 6 in. Rainfall is moderate. Warrigal greens                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7J@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Long Yam                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5.@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. And don’t forget to check out the Seed Germination versus Temperature chart … Vegetable oyster                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. @12. Zone: First Freeze Free Date: Last Freeze Free Date: 2: July 30: August 15: 3: July 15: … Hardiness zones are developed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), use of the zones has been adopted by the other countries. Taro                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5.@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Choko                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5.@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Artichokes globe                                          @1.@2.@3M@4.@5.@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Malabar greens                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5.@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. The Vegetable Garden Planting Calendar below will help you plan if and when your seeds should be started indoors, when to start or transplant your seeds/seedlings to the outdoors, and roughly when to expect to harvest your seeds. Cowpeas                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5.@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Corn Salad                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7J@8A@9S@10.@11.@12. Endive                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7J@8A@9.@10.@11.@12. Mizuna                                          @1.@2.@3M@4A@5M@6.@7.@8A@9S@10.@11.@12. This post is meant for those of you living in Zones 5 and 6. Vegetables Grow Calendar for Kitchen Garden For North, East & West India Aglaonema Plant … USDA zone 5 gardeners experience their las… Extreme Minimum Temperate −26.1 to −23.3°C (−15 to −10°F). Generally, planting is dictated by the first frost free date and the last frost free date, which in the case of USDA zone 5, is May 30 and October 1, respectively. Based on what hardiness zone you are, download the corresponding chart below: Zone 1; Zone 2; Zones 3&4; Zones 5&6; Zones 7&8; Zone 9; Zone 10a; Zone 10b; Each chart is broken down by month and includes what you can plant in that month. Silverbeet                                          @1.@2.@3.@4A@5M@6.@7.@8A@9.@10.@11.@12. November 30. Zucchini                                          @1.@2.@3.@4A@5M@6J@7J@8.@9.@10.@11. These dates are general guidelines, so watch the weather forecasts before planting. Tomato                                          @1.@2.@3M@4A@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Finocchio                                          @1.@2.@3.@4A@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Asparagus pea                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Shallots                                          @1.@2.@3M@4A@5M@6J@7J@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Sunflower                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7J@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Vietnamese Mint                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5.@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. The average last frost date in Spring for Zone 5 falls beginning to mid-April with another growing season typically taking place in Fall before the first frost hits in October. The USDA Hardiness Zone Method. Horseradish                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7J@8.@9S@10.@11.@12. Peanut                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5.@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Bean, bush 50-60 Apr 25 - May 30 July 25-Aug 5 ½ lb. Garlic                                          @1.@2.@3.@4A@5M@6.@7.@8A@9S@10.@11.@12. Zone 5 has medium length growing season. USDA Zone 7a: To -18 °C USDA Zone 7b: To -12 °C. ... I’m never sure and I always double check dates for planting by checking online. Most zone 5 gardeners tend to hold off until early to mid-may before planting vegetable gardens and annual beds. Potato                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7J@8A@9.@10.@11.@12. Huauzontle                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5.@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. What to plant and when in Zone 5 (adapted from thevegetablegarden.info ): Annual minimum temperature for zone 5 is -15ºF. At planting time, the soil temperature at 6 inches deep should be about 55˚F to give plants ample time to start getting established. There are a number of hardy veggies that can be sown for winter crops such as: All of these crops that can be planted late summer to early fall for winter harvest. Savory/Bean Herb                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Planting in Zone 5b. They are planted directly in the garden and 1 week before the last frost is expected. Both do not look exactly right for me - April seems too early and May is too late. Average Date of Last Frost (spring) April 15. Gardenate. Select your zone Select your hardiness zone to view the sowing and harvest periods for your area. Chicory                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7J@8A@9.@10.@11.@12. Amaranth                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5.@6.@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Part 6. Coriander                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6.@7.@8A@9S@10.@11.@12. Capsicum                                          @1.@2.@3M@4A@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. French tarragon                                          @1.@2.@3.@4.@5M@6J@7J@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Watermelon                                          @1.@2.@3.@4A@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Pumpkin                                          @1.@2.@3M@4A@5M@6J@7.@8.@9.@10.@11.@12. Vegetable Planting Schedule & Hardiness Zone Look-up: If there’s one thing that every gardener learns, — timing is everything. Zones 5-6 Planting Schedule A Garden Planting Chart Crop Days to Maturity Spring Planting Dates Fall Planting Dates Seed/Plants 100 ft. Spring onions                                          @1.@2.@3M@4A@5M@6J@7J@8A@9.@10.@11.@12. Zone 5 is ideal for using raised garden beds and transplanting of crops grown indoors or from a greenhouse to ensure the plants are hardy enough for the cooler temperatures. ... Then, you can use this handy list to check the first and last frost dates for your zone. Swiss Chard                                          @1.@2.@3.@4A@5M@6.@7.@8A@9.@10.@11.@12. Use common sense as well, if it seems unseasonably cold for April, wait until temperatures warm up before you start planting. 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