New York: Vegetable Planting Calendar

New York 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. New York is in USDA plant hardiness zones 3-7.
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New York Last & First Frost Dates
CityLast Frost DateFirst Frost Date
Lake Placid6/198/29
New York City4/1310/27

*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.

New York on average has approximately 135 days between the last and first frost. Using the planting schedules below will help you get the most out of your garden.

Zone 3 Planting Schedule
Zone 3 New York Garden Schedule
Zone 4 Planting Schedule
Zone 4 New York Garden Schedule
Zone 5 Planting Schedule
Zone 5 New York Garden Schedule
Zone 6 Planting Schedule
Zone 6 New York Garden Schedule
Zone 7 Planting Schedule
Zone 7 New York Garden Schedule