Maryland: Vegetable Planting Calendar

Maryland 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.
Maryland is in 5-8 USDA plant hardiness zones.
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Maryland Last & First Frost Dates
CityLast Frost DateFirst Frost Date

*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.

Maryland on average has approximately 170 days between the last and first frost. Use the planting schedules below for planning when to plant tomatoes, peppers and more.

Zone 5 Planting Schedule
Zone 5 Maryland Planting Schedule
Zone 6 Planting Schedule
Zone 6 Maryland Garden Schedule
Zone 7 Planting Schedule
Zone 7 Maryland Garden Schedule
Zone 8 Planting Schedule
Zone 8 Maryland Garden Schedule