With the weather warming up, it’s time to start planning for the upcoming growing season. While each location has its own unique weather conditions, here are some tips for planting along the Wasatch Front.
The average date of the last spring frost will vary with location and elevation. Listed below are the 30-year average last frost dates for various cities.
City Average Last Frost*
Bountiful – Val Verda, April 17
Farmington, May 5
Midvale, May 13
Ogden, May 3
Provo – Airport, May 21
Provo – BYU, May 1
Salt Lake City – Airport, April 26
Salt Lake City – U of U, May 1
Salt Lake County – Cottonwood Weir, April 30
Tooele, May 7
Tremonton, May 3
*For more information on freeze dates and Utah’s climate, go to http://climate.usu.edu/