All the dates in this site have been adjusted for the area you live in, .
If you return immediately to a previously viewed page you may well need to refresh your browser for the change to take effect on that page.
We have five date zones for gardeners, is in zone As an example of how the date changing works, test it out on the phrase below which corresponds to your current selection:
Start chitting seed potatoes during
Now examine the towns below, each of which is in a different zone, and you will see that the date for chitting potatoes is different dependant on which zone the town is in.
St Austell – zone 1 – the third week of January.
Bude – zone 2 – the first week of February.
Worcester – zone 3 – the third week of February.
Manchester – zone 4 – the first week of March.
Buxton – zone 5 – the second week of March.
Your selected town is stored in a cookie so that when you next visit GardenFocused your town is used again and again to calculate all planting, harvesting, sowing and care dates.
Now you have set your frost date, check it out by looking near the top right of this or any page in GardenFocused.
If it’s set correctly then you know we have set all dates to suit your area. Occasionally your settings can get lost over time although this is unusual. If this happens then simply return to this page and reset to your town.
Use our free vegetable planner which is based on the weather in your area and you can select only the vegetables YOU are growing. It itemises all planting, sowing and care dates in a week by week list so nothing is forgotten. Click here for the free online calendar.
Click here if you want to change your town again.