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Last frost date in North Georgia approaches

Vegetables fresh from the garden
Vegetables fresh from the garden

According to The Old Farmer's Almanac, the last frost date for Trenton, GA is April 15, 2014,

This means that winter is almost over! It's time to start your seeds in the greenhouse, so that you can transplant your starts into the garden when the ground when it is warmed.

The ground is starting to be workable, so get some fertilizer dug in! Try to avoid chemical fertilizers, and head more for composted materials, or rabbit droppings. They make excellent fertilizer and can be applied directly to the ground without composting. Think about getting root vegetables like carrots, beets, turnips and parsnips, and other cold loving veggies, such as spinach, broccoli and collards, direct sowed.

Check out the last frost date for your area here.

Katy Light has a 44 acre homestead in North GA, where she raises goats, bunnies and chickens. Find her blog at She can be reached at