Gardening: When is the Best Time to Plant Tomatoes?

Tomato seedlings can be transplanted outdoors after the chance of frost has passed, usually by early to late May, depending on your region. Seeds can be started indoors six to eight weeks earlier. Check with your local cooperative extension office for advice on your growing zone.

Keywords: frost date, garden basics, transplanting tomatoes

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Bobbi Keffer attended Kent State University, studying education but soon found her true love to be in the garden. She prides herself on her frugal skills, re-using, recycling, and re-inventing her whimsical style in her home and garden.