Nebraska: Vegetable Planting Calendar

Nebraska 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.
Nebraska is in USDA plant hardiness zones 4 and 5.
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Nebraska Last & First Frost Dates
CityLast Frost DateFirst Frost Date
Falls City5/310/3
Grand Island5/169/26
North Platte5/259/10

*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.

Nebraska on average has approximately 130 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 Nebraska planting Schedule
Zone 5 Planting Schedule
Zone 5 Nebraska planting Schedule