Zone 1 Vegetable Planting Guide Posted on 13 Jan 13:31 , 0 comments

Zone 1 vegetable gardening will take a bit of planning ahead. With a last frost date of approx June 1st and first frost date of approx July 31st, you might be limited in what you can grow outside. First and last frost days may vary by 2 weeks (or more depending on the weather).

Since the growing period for Zone 1 is so short, it is recommended that you start seeds indoors. A simple setup might be a shop light over a table or as elaborate as a heated greenhouse or multiple racks with lights.

We hope that our USDA Zone Specific planting guide with be a helpful tool in your garden planning and planting!

Asparagus, Artichoke and Rhubarb take approx 1 year to mature from seed so if you intend to grow from seed you'll need a bit more room.  Asparagus should be planted in the ground so it's not recommended for this zone.


Easy varieties to grow indoors include: Arugula, Sprouting Broccoli, Chinese Cabbage, Lettuce, Kale, Spinach and Swiss Chard.


Growing indoors allows you to produce and eat fresh green year-round!


Mid-Late MARCH


Start Seeds Indoors: Cabbage, Celery, Swiss Chard, Endive, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Peppers and Spinach


Start Seeds Inside or outside: Arugula, Basil, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Chard, Chives, Cilantro, Collards, Corn, Cucumber, Dill, Endive, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Onion, Parsley, Peas, Radish, Rhubarb, Spinach, Summer Squash, Winter Squash and Tomatoes.

A greenhouse can extend your growing options


Start Seeds indoors: Arugula, Beans: bush, pole and snap, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chard, Collards, Corn: dent, field, popcorn & sweet, Cucumber, Endive, Horseradish, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Parsley, Parsnips, Peas, Pumpkin, Radish, Rhubarb, Rutabaga, Spinach and Summer Squash

Plant all herb and flower seeds outside

Transplant: all remaining indoor seedlings


Start Seeds outside: Arugula, Beans: bush, pole, snap and lima, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Chard, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Peas, Radish, Rutabaga, Spinach and Summer Squash


Start Seeds outside: Arugula, Lettuce, Beets (for greens), Kale 


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