Gardening Calendar for Kentucky

We used the most populated zip code in Kentucky (Bowling Green, KY) to calculate this information. To use your zip code instead and get the most accurate calendar for your area, create an account. You can then select which plants you want in your garden, and we'll send you reminders when it's time to seed, transplant, and sow. No more having to remember when the ideal time to plant everything is!

  • My Zipcode

    42101 use my zip instead

  • Estimated Last Frost Date

    April 7

  • Estimated First Frost Date

    October 29

How do I create my own garden calendar using my zip code?

You can use Rooted Reminders to:

  • Add your own zip
  • Select the plants you want to grow
  • Get reminded via email when it's time to plant them
  • See what else you can plant now in your area
  • And it's FREE

I love gardening and programming and I built this tool for myself. Hopefully you find it useful as well. If you do, you can support the site buy buying seeds through our links (we recieve a very small amount of sales through these links).

When to plant vegetables, flowers, and herbs in Kentucky

We used the most populated zip code in Kentucky (Bowling Green, KY) to calculate this information. Run the numbers with your zip code instead.

Plant Spring Seed Spring Transplant Spring Sow Fall Seed Fall Transplant Fall Sow Buy seeds Track
Marigold February 25 April 7 - - - - buy seeds
Squash - - February 27 - - - buy seeds
Coleus February 11 March 31 - - - - buy seeds
Stock February 11 April 7 - - - - buy seeds
Cosmosa February 11 April 14 - - - - buy seeds
Impatiens February 11 April 21 - - - - buy seeds
Petunias February 11 April 7 - - - - buy seeds
Phlox February 11 April 7 - - - - buy seeds
Verbena February 11 April 7 - - - - buy seeds
Radish - - February 11 - - - buy seeds
Potatoes (Sweet) - - April 30 June 10 July 15 - buy seeds
Kohlrabi January 28 March 2 - - - - buy seeds
Lettuce February 27 March 26 - - - - buy seeds
Salvia February 25 April 7 - - - - buy seeds
Scabiosa February 25 April 7 - - - - buy seeds
Statice February 25 April 7 - - - - buy seeds
Gomphrena February 25 April 7 - - - - buy seeds
Allium February 25 April 7 - - - - buy seeds
Bachelor button February 25 April 7 - - - - buy seeds
Calendula February 25 March 31 - - - - buy seeds
Strawflower February 25 April 7 - - - - buy seeds
Swiss Chard February 27 March 19 - - - - buy seeds
Peas - - February 27 - - - buy seeds
Carrots - - March 5 - - - buy seeds
Zinnia March 10 April 15 - - - - buy seeds
Watermelon March 12 April 21 - - - - buy seeds
Turnip - - March 10 - - - buy seeds
Morning Glory March 17 April 13 - - - - buy seeds
Sunflower March 18 April 15 - - - - buy seeds
Beets - - March 23 - - - buy seeds
Spinach - - March 27 - - - buy seeds
Pumpkins March 19 April 23 - - - - buy seeds
Parsnip - - March 19 - - - buy seeds
Cilantro - April 7 April 9 - - - buy seeds
Potatoes - - April 2 - - - buy seeds
Okra - - April 23 - - - buy seeds
Onion - - April 21 - - - buy seeds
Zucchini - - April 21 - - - buy seeds
Beans (Green) - - April 16 - - - buy seeds
Dill - - April 9 - - - buy seeds
Celery January 30 March 12 - May 21 July 30 - buy seeds
Oregano January 30 April 9 - - - - buy seeds
Rosemary January 30 April 16 - - - - buy seeds
Sage February 13 April 9 - - - - buy seeds
Snapdragon February 11 April 7 - - - - buy seeds
Thyme January 30 April 9 - - - - buy seeds
Beans (Fava) January 16 - - September 12 - - buy seeds
Eggplant February 13 March 22 - May 30 July 25 - buy seeds
Basil February 10 April 8 - - - - buy seeds
Cauliflower February 13 March 12 - October 3 August 29 - buy seeds
Cucumbers March 12 - - October 13 - - buy seeds
Peppers (Bell) January 27 April 13 - May 30 July 25 - buy seeds
Broccoli February 10 March 12 - August 1 August 29 - buy seeds
Cabbage February 12 March 12 - July 22 August 19 - buy seeds
Peppers (Jalapenos) January 30 April 16 - June 19 August 14 - buy seeds
Kale February 13 March 12 - September 5 October 3 - buy seeds
Tomato March 8 April 12 - May 21 July 16 - buy seeds
Aster February 25 April 7 - - - - buy seeds
Celosia February 25 April 7 - - - - buy seeds
Chives - - March 10 - - - buy seeds
Parsley - - March 12 - - - buy seeds
Canteloupe March 12 March 22 - - - - buy seeds
Arugula - April 7 March 23 - - - buy seeds
Ageratum February 25 April 7 - - - - buy seeds

Create a free custom garden calendar in 5 minutes

When it comes to gardening, timing is everything and there’s a lot to time. Rooted Reminders reminds you when to plant what for best results.

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