Zone 7 Vegetable Planting Guide Posted on 11 Jan 15:33 , 12 comments

Zones 7 has a medium/moderate growing window for gardening. With a last frost date as early as March 30th and first frost date as late as October 30th. First and last frost days may vary by 2 weeks (or more depending on the weather).

If you'd like to get a jump-start on Spring and Fall planting, it is possible to extend your season by starting 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 SEED planting guide with be a helpful tool in your garden planning and planting!



Start seeds indoors: Asparagus, Cabbage, Celery, Lettuce, Mustard,  Onion, Peas, Radish, Spinach and Turnips



Start seeds indoors or outside: Arugula, Asparagus, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Carrots, Celery, Collards, Kale, Lettuce, Mustard, Onion, Peas, Radish, Spinach and Turnips

A greenhouse can extend your season


Start seeds indoors or outside: Arugula, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Collards, Corn, Eggplant, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Okra, Onions, PeasPeppers, Radish, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes and Turnips.



Start Seeds outside: Arugula, Basil, Beans, Beets, Chinese Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Cilantro, Collards, Corn, Cucumber, Dill, Eggplant, Endive, Horseradish, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Mustard, Okra, Onion, Oregano, Parsley, Peas, Radish, Rhubarb, SpinachSquash (Summer & Winter), Swiss Chard, Tomatoes,  Turnips and Watermelon.

Plant all HERB and FLOWER seeds inside or outside depending on weather


Start Seeds outside: ArugulaBeans: bush, pole, snap and lima, Beets, Cantalope, Chard, Collards, Corn: dent, field, popcorn & sweet, Cucumber, Eggplant, Endive, Melons, Muskmelon, Okra, Parsley,  Southern Peas,  Peppers, Pumpkin, RadishSummer Squash & Winter Squash, Tomato and Watermelon

Plant all HERB and FLOWER seeds outside

Transplant: all remaining indoor seedlings


Start Seeds outside in early June: Lima Beans, Chard, Corn: Dent field, popcorn & sweet, Melons, Okra, Southern Peas, Peppers, Pumpkin, Summer Spinach (malabar), Summer Squash, Winter Squash, Tomatoes and Watermelon 

There's still time to plant HERBS and WILDFLOWER seeds!


Start Seeds outside: Beans: bush, Chard, CornPumpkin and Cherry Tomatoes


Plant Seeds outside or indoors for Fall: Arugula, Bush Beans, Beets, Broccoli, CabbageCarrots, Cauliflower, Chives, Collards, Cucumber, Kohlrabi, Kale, Lettuce, Mustard, Radish, Peas, Spinach, Summer Squash, Winter Squash, Cherry Tomatoes and Turnips



Plant seeds outside: Arugula, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Onion sets, Mustard, Radish, Spinach and Turnips



Plant seeds outside: ArugulaCabbage, Collards, Lettuce,  Radish and Spinach



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