Zone 5 has medium length growing season. Most vegetable varieties will have no problem maturing before your first frost date. With a last frost date of May 15th and first frost date of October 15th. These dates will vary a week or two so it’s important to watch the weather before planting. Annual minimum temperature for zone 5 is -15ºF.
Zone 5 Hardiness Dates
Last Frost Date: May 15
First Frost Date: October 15
Use your last and first frost dates to calculate your planting schedules.
Using the planting schedule below will help you get the most out of your garden. Starting seeds indoors before your last frost date will give you a jump start on the growing season. Knowing when to transplant seedlings outdoors will help to maximize your harvest.