When we start our seeds

It’s getting very close to seed starting time here in USDA zone 5.  We use May 25 for the start of the frost-free date for this part of North Central Ohio.  With that date in mind, here is our seed starting schedule for crops that are common transplants:

Crop When to Start Seed Age At Transplant When to Set Outside
Basil 4/20/2014 6 weeks 6/1/2014
Beets 4/13/2014 4 weeks 5/11/2014
Broccoli 4/13/2014 4 weeks 5/11/2014
Cabbage 3/30/2014 4 weeks 4/27/2014
Corn 5/11/2014 2 weeks 5/25/2014
Cucumber 5/11/2014 3 weeks 6/1/2014
Eggplant 4/13/2014 8 weeks 6/8/2014
Kale 3/30/2014 4 weeks 4/27/2014
Leeks 3/16/2014 8 weeks 5/11/2014
Lettuce 3/30/2014 4 weeks 4/27/2014
Onions(yellow) 3/2/2014 8 weeks 4/27/2014
Onions(red) 2/16/2014 10 weeks 4/27/2014
Scallions 3/16/2014 6 weeks 4/27/2014
Peppers 4/13/2014 8 weeks 6/8/2014
Squash 5/18/2014 3 weeks 6/8/2014
Swiss Chard 4/13/2014 4 weeks 5/11/2014
Tomatoes 4/20/2014 6 weeks 6/1/2014
Aster 4/13/2014 6 weeks 5/25/2014
Rudbeckia 3/30/2014 8 weeks 5/25/2014
Snapdragon 3/30/2014 8 weeks 5/25/2014
Zinnia 5/4/2014 4 weeks 6/1/2014

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