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Planting Calendar – Zone 2

Step 1: Find your zone

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Step 2: Choose your plants

Step 3: Explore your planting calendar

Scroll below to learn more about the plants you selected including whether they’re suited for your planting zone, whether you should start indoors or sow directly, and how many days until they’re ready to harvest. Now that is what we call Betterdays!


Similar to the environment found in Zone 1, Zone 2 is characterized by tundra-like conditions and frequent drought. Average minimum temperatures fall between -50 and -40 degrees F. With a short planting season, the vegetation that thrives in Zone 2 is typically native plants and some Annuals. If you’re in search of vegetables to grow in Zone 2, think annuals with a shorter growing season like carrots, onions and swiss chard. When it comes to Zone 2, starting seeds indoors first ahead of the last frost day will give your garden an added boost. Be sure to check your seeds for more specific details before starting your garden.

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