When to Start Planting a Garden in Alaska

Alaska, the largest state in the United States, spans several growing zones. In general, cool weather crops, like peas, can be planted as early as mid-April. Wait to plant more tender crops, such as tomatoes and peppers, until the threat of frost is past, early to mid-June, depending on the area.

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