Maine: Vegetable Planting Calendar

Maine 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.
Maine is in USDA plant hardiness zones 3-6.
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Maine Last & First Frost Dates
CityLast Frost DateFirst Frost Date
Bar Harbor5/1710/3
Presque Isle6/69/4

*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.

Maine on average has approximately 155 days between the last and first frost. Follow the planting schedules below for when to plant tomatoes, peppers and other vegetables.

Zone 3 Planting Schedule
Zone 3 Maine Planting Schedule
Zone 4 Planting Schedule
Zone 4 Maine Planting Schedule
Zone 5 Planting Schedule
Zone 5 Maine Planting Schedule
Zone 6 Planting Schedule
Zone 6 Maine Garden Schedule