Yellow Bush
Rose Seeds
$3.00

Roses are a popular fixture in gardens. They look great along fence lines, next to houses and anywhere you need some extra color.

Sweet Million
Tomato Seeds
$3.50

Delicious flavor with outstanding yields that keep coming.

30%Off!
California Wonder
Pepper Seeds
$2.50 $1.75

Not just any bell pepper, the best of class.

30%Off!
Scarlet Nantes
Carrot Seeds
$2.50 $1.75

Popular as a sweet baby, slicer, or fresh market variety.

34%Off!
$3.00 $2.00

One of the sweetest and most tender corns ever developed.

23%Off!
Buttercrunch
Lettuce Seeds
$2.25 $1.75

A popular bibb type lettuce that has sweet, high yielding leaves.

 

Illinois: Vegetable Planting Calendar

Illinois 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.
Illinois is in the 5,6 & 7 USDA plant hardiness zones.
Illinois Last & First Frost Dates
City Last Frost Date First Frost Date
Aurora 4/28 10/8
Cicero 4/25 10/13
Chicago 4/25 10/13
Elgin 5/4 10/4
Joliet 4/29 10/8
Naperville 5/6 10/8
Peoria 4/28 10/7
Rockford 4/23 10/9
Springfield 4/13 10/13
Waukegan 4/27 10/19

*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.

Illinois on average has approximately 170 days between the last and first frost. Using the planting schedules below will help you get the most out of your garden.

 

Zone 5 Planting Schedule
Zone 5 Illinois Planting Schedule
 
Zone 6 Planting Schedule
Zone 6 Illinois Garden Schedule
 
Zone 7 Planting Schedule
Zone 7 Illinois Garden Schedule