Starting plants indoors gives head start
The growing season is the time between the last freeze in spring and the first freeze in autumn. The average last occurrence of temperatures 32 degrees or lower for Fargo is May 15, and September 26 is the average first date in the fall when the temperature drops to 32 degrees. This means that Fargo has a mean freeze-free period of 130 days. Although this is 10 days longer than in Minot, it is still short compared to southern states.
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