When is it safe to start planting? Please see below for a list to help point you in the right direction...
Cold Weather Crops: Plant outdoors 4 weeks before frost (in Southern Manitoba, this is approximately April 26th or as soon as the soil can be worked after the snow is gone) -Leeks -Onions -Spinach -Swiss Chard -Peas -Radishes
Cool Weather Crops: Plant outdoors 2 weeks before the last frost (In Southern Manitoba, this is approximately May 15th) -Carrots -Lettuce -Parsnips -Parsley -Beets -Potatoes -Broccoli -Cauliflower -Cabbage
Warm Weather Crops: Plant after the last frost when soil is warm (in Southern Manitoba, this is approximately May 24th to June 2nd) -Tomatoes -Peppers -Beans -Eggplant -Melons -Cucumbers -Squash -Zucchini -Pumpkin -Corn (Plant Peas when Forsythia & Daffodils blooms. Plant beets, carrots, cool crops, lettuce and spinach when Lily-of-the-Valley are in full bloom. Transplant eggplant, melon and peppers when irises bloom. Plant corn when apple blossoms start to fall.)