Wisconsin: Vegetable Planting Calendar

Wisconsin 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.
Wisconsin is in USDA plant hardiness zones 3-5.
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Wisconsin Last & First Frost Dates
CityLast Frost DateFirst Frost Date
Eau Claire5/269/15
Green Bay5/269/18
Solon Springs6/109/7

*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.

Wisconsin on average has approximately 110 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 Wisconsin Planting Schedule
Zone 4 Planting Schedule
Zone 4 Wisconsin Planting Schedule
Zone 5 Planting Schedule
Zone 5 Wisconsin Planting Schedule