Gardening Calendar for Massachusetts

We used the most populated zip code in Massachusetts (Malden, MA) 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

    02148 use my zip instead

  • Estimated Last Frost Date

    April 12

  • Estimated First Frost Date

    October 28

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 Massachusetts

We used the most populated zip code in Massachusetts (Malden, MA) 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 March 1 April 12 - - - - buy seeds
Potatoes (Sweet) - - May 5 June 9 July 14 - buy seeds
Morning Glory March 22 April 18 - - - - buy seeds
Bachelor button March 1 April 12 - - - - buy seeds
Coleus February 16 April 5 - - - - buy seeds
Salvia March 1 April 12 - - - - buy seeds
Scabiosa March 1 April 12 - - - - buy seeds
Statice March 1 April 12 - - - - buy seeds
Allium March 1 April 12 - - - - buy seeds
Gomphrena March 1 April 12 - - - - buy seeds
Stock February 16 April 12 - - - - buy seeds
Cilantro - April 12 April 14 - - - buy seeds
Calendula March 1 April 5 - - - - buy seeds
Sunflower March 23 April 20 - - - - buy seeds
Cosmosa February 16 April 19 - - - - buy seeds
Impatiens February 16 April 26 - - - - buy seeds
Petunias February 16 April 12 - - - - buy seeds
Strawflower March 1 April 12 - - - - buy seeds
Zinnia March 15 April 20 - - - - buy seeds
Phlox February 16 April 12 - - - - buy seeds
Verbena February 16 April 12 - - - - buy seeds
Beets - - March 28 - - - buy seeds
Spinach - - April 1 - - - buy seeds
Carrots - - March 10 - - - buy seeds
Pumpkins March 24 April 28 - - - - buy seeds
Radish - - February 16 - - - buy seeds
Parsnip - - March 24 - - - buy seeds
Okra - - April 28 - - - buy seeds
Kohlrabi February 2 March 7 - - - - buy seeds
Peppers (Bell) February 1 April 18 - May 29 July 24 - buy seeds
Broccoli February 15 March 17 - July 31 August 28 - buy seeds
Cabbage February 17 March 17 - July 21 August 18 - buy seeds
Peppers (Jalapenos) February 4 April 21 - June 18 August 13 - buy seeds
Cauliflower February 18 March 17 - October 2 August 28 - buy seeds
Turnip - - March 15 - - - buy seeds
Onion - - April 26 - - - buy seeds
Peas - - March 3 - - - buy seeds
Squash - - March 3 - - - buy seeds
Zucchini - - April 26 - - - buy seeds
Beans (Green) - - April 21 - - - buy seeds
Oregano February 4 April 14 - - - - buy seeds
Celery February 4 March 17 - May 20 July 29 - buy seeds
Ageratum March 1 April 12 - - - - buy seeds
Tomato March 13 April 17 - May 20 July 15 - buy seeds
Rosemary February 4 April 21 - - - - buy seeds
Sage February 18 April 14 - - - - buy seeds
Arugula - April 12 March 28 - - - buy seeds
Aster March 1 April 12 - - - - buy seeds
Chives - - March 15 - - - buy seeds
Snapdragon February 16 April 12 - - - - buy seeds
Celosia March 1 April 12 - - - - buy seeds
Parsley - - March 17 - - - buy seeds
Thyme February 4 April 14 - - - - buy seeds
Basil February 15 April 13 - - - - buy seeds
Beans (Fava) January 21 - - September 11 - - buy seeds
Eggplant February 18 March 27 - May 29 July 24 - buy seeds
Canteloupe March 17 March 27 - - - - buy seeds
Watermelon March 17 April 26 - - - - buy seeds
Cucumbers March 17 - - October 12 - - buy seeds
Kale February 18 March 17 - September 4 October 2 - buy seeds
Lettuce March 3 March 31 - - - - buy seeds
Dill - - April 14 - - - buy seeds
Swiss Chard March 3 March 24 - - - - buy seeds
Potatoes - - 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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