Arkansas: Vegetable Planting Calendar

Arkansas Zone Hardiness Map

Planting vegetable seeds or transplants at the correct time is important to getting the most out of your garden. Knowing your first and last frost dates will help you start your vegetable seeds at the right time.
Arkansas is in USDA plant hardiness zones 6-8.
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Arkansas Last & First Frost Dates
CityLast Frost DateFirst Frost Date
Fort Smith4/1410/18
Little Rock4/910/29
Pine Bluff4/310/25

*Based on statistics there is a 10% chance that frost will occur before or after these dates. Watch your local weather for more accurate dates.

Arkansas on average has approximately 200 days between the last and first frost. Using the planting schedules below will help you get the most out of your garden.



Zone 6 Planting Schedule
Zone 6 Arkansas Garden Schedule
Zone 7 Planting Schedule
Zone 7 Arkansas Garden Schedule
Zone 8 Planting Schedule
Zone 8 Arkansas Garden Schedule