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.

34%Off!
$3.00 $2.00

One of the sweetest and most tender corns ever developed.

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

Not just any bell pepper, the best of class.

Sweet Million
Tomato Seeds
$3.50

Delicious flavor with outstanding yields that keep coming.

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

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

23%Off!
Buttercrunch
Lettuce Seeds
$2.25 $1.75

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

 

Iowa: Vegetable Planting Calendar

Iowa Zone Hardiness Map

Planting vegetable seeds or transplants at the correct time is important for 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.
Iowa is in USDA plant hardiness zones 4-6.
Iowa Last & First Frost Dates
City Last Frost Date First Frost Date
Ames 4/26 10/6
Cedar Rapids 5/8 9/29
Council Buffs 4/21 10/12
Davenport 4/13 10/19
Des Moines 4/25 10/6
Dubuque 4/29 10/6
Iowa City 4/25 10/6
Sioux City 5/2 9/29
Waterloo 4/27 10/4

*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.

Iowa on average has approximately 160 days between the last and first frost. Use the planting schedules below for planning when to plant tomatoes, peppers and more.

 

Zone 4 Planting Schedule
Zone 4 Iowa lanting Schedule
 
Zone 5 Planting Schedule
Zone 5 Iowa lanting Schedule
 
Zone 6 Planting Schedule
Zone 6 Iowa Garden Schedule