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Mid-Atlantic last frost dates (and related handy links for U.S. and Canada)

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Post  Megan on 2/20/2011, 7:15 am

This is a summary of last frost date and planning information for the Mid-Atlantic region, but I've also added general information at the end.

Please forgive terse descriptions, I managed to chop my fingertip off last night Rolling Eyes so typing is a bit difficult.

Enjoy the links, there is good information here. Happy gardening! flower



Delaware
http://cdo.ncdc.noaa.gov/climatenormals/clim20supp1/states/DE.pdf
http://www.climate-charts.com/States/Delaware.html
http://www.plantmaps.com/blog/category/delaware/

Maryland
http://cdo.ncdc.noaa.gov/climatenormals/clim20supp1/states/MD.pdf
http://www.climate-charts.com/States/Maryland.html
Vegetable Planting Calendar for Central Maryland
http://www.growit.umd.edu/Food%20Gardening%20Publications.cfm (Thanks, mikesgardn!)
http://www.plantmaps.com/blog/category/maryland/

New Jersey
http://cdo.ncdc.noaa.gov/climatenormals/clim20supp1/states/NJ.pdf
http://www.climate-charts.com/States/New_Jersey.html
Office of the New Jersey State Climatologist: Climate Zones of New Jersey http://climate.rutgers.edu/stateclim/?section=uscp&target=NJCoverview

New York
http://cdo.ncdc.noaa.gov/climatenormals/clim20supp1/states/NY.pdf
http://www.climate-charts.com/States/New_York.html
http://www.plantmaps.com/blog/category/new-york/
Cornell Gardening Resources: Average last frost date http://www.gardening.cornell.edu/weather/sprfrost.html

Pennsylvania
http://cdo.ncdc.noaa.gov/climatenormals/clim20supp1/states/PA.pdf
http://www.climate-charts.com/States/Pennsylvania.html
Pennsylvania State Climatologist (Freeze and precipitation maps) http://climate.met.psu.edu/features/agrhc.php

Virginia
http://cdo.ncdc.noaa.gov/climatenormals/clim20supp1/states/VA.pdf
http://www.climate-charts.com/States/Virginia.html
University of Virginia Climatology Office: http://climate.virginia.edu/YourVAGrowingSeason.htm
http://www.plantmaps.com/blog/category/virginia/

Ontario, Canada
Frost dates - Ontario http://www.victoryseeds.com/frost/ontario.html
Climate zones and planting dates for vegetables in Ontario http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/facts/climzoneveg.htm


United States
National Climatic Data Center: U.S. Climate normals by state
http://cdo.ncdc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/climatenormals/climatenormals.pl?directive=prod_select2&prodtype=CLIM2001&subrnum

Plantmaps.com -- Last Frost Dates (Much more on this site!) http://www.plantmaps.com/blog/category/last-frost/

http://www.climate-charts.com/USA-climate.html

Weather.com: Gardener's Local Forecast (enter your Zip Code) http://www.weather.com/activities/homeandgarden/garden/

Farmer's Almanac--Average Frost Dates
http://www.farmersalmanac.com/weather/2007/02/14/average-frost-dates/ Thanks, Ander217!

NOAA 90-day predictions http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/90day/fxus05.html Thanks, Ander217!

Canada
Average first and last frost dates http://www.victoryseeds.com/frost/canada.html

http://www.veseys.com/ca/en/learn/reference/frost/canada

http://www.thegardenersresource.com/frostzonechartcanada.html

Seed starting calculator http://www.johnnyseeds.com/e-PDGSeedStart.aspx?source=E_Calc_ReminderSeedStart_0211_CGCM Thanks, Camprn!

Growing Degree Days
Wikipedia overview http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Growing-degree_day

Weather.com Growing Degree Day Calculator http://www.weather.com/outlook/agriculture/growing-degree-days/

Growing Degree Day log (opens spreadsheet) http://www.wfsag.com/UserFiles/File/GDDCalculator.xls

Degree Day data (U.S.) http://uspest.org/US/
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Re: Mid-Atlantic last frost dates (and related handy links for U.S. and Canada)

Post  Dunkinjean on 2/23/2011, 5:12 pm

Megan,

Thank you!!

This is awesome!!!


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Post  Megan on 2/23/2011, 6:48 pm

Welcome! Very Happy
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Post  Megan on 2/26/2011, 8:06 pm

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Post  camprn on 2/26/2011, 8:50 pm

Can we please make this a Sticky?
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Post  moosedroppings on 3/2/2011, 5:09 pm

Wow thank you Megan for the links! I will take pictures of my garden when I get things going.

I know gardening is going to be a fun adventure...and I'm sure there will be lots of amusement also.
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Post  Megan on 3/2/2011, 7:02 pm

You're welcome, moosedroppings. Smile If you can keep a sense of humor most of the time, that's half the battle right there! Smile
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Post  middlemamma on 3/3/2011, 1:27 am

Great post!

Sorry I missed this the first time around as well as the sticky request.

I split it up and made 3 stickies one in Canada, one in General SFG (because we don't have a general US forum, just regions) and a Mid Atlantic one.

If I screwed it up or missed something or put something in a place that doesn't make sense let me know and I can fix it for you. Smile

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Post  HillbillyBob on 12/27/2011, 4:59 pm

Thanks good info Very Happy
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