When to Plant Vegetables in Pots in South Carolina?

Most vegetables can be planted in pots in South Carolina anytime after May 5. The average last frost date for the state is between April 3 and May 5. You should keep an eye on the weather forecast, in case of any unexpected frosts. Container-grown cool-weather vegetables, such as lettuce and spinach, can be planted once daily temperatures reach 55 degrees.

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