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2022 Planting Calendar: When to Start Vegetable Seeds | The Old Farmer's Almanac

Planting Calendar for Barrhead, AB

For the Almanac's fall and spring planting calendars, we've calculated the best time to start seeds indoors, when to transplant young plants outside, and when to direct seed into the ground.

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Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on June 11 (at CAMPSIE, AB climate station, elevation 2198 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
BasilFrost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
Frost Jun 11-Jul 2
Moon Jun 11-14, Jun 28-Jul 2
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 28-Jun 18
Moon May 28-29, Jun 15-18
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost Jun 18-Jul 2
Moon Jun 28-Jul 2
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
Frost May 14-Jun 4
Moon May 14-15, May 30-Jun 4
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
Frost May 14-28
Moon May 14-15
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 14-21
Moon May 14-15
Frost Jun 25-Jul 9
Moon Jun 28-Jul 9
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 7-21
Moon May 16-21
CauliflowerFrost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
Frost May 14-Jun 4
Moon May 14-15, May 30-Jun 4
N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost Jun 18-Jul 2
Moon Jun 28-Jul 2
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 14-21
Moon May 14-15
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 11-25
Moon Jun 11-14
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 25-Jul 16
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
CucumbersFrost May 14-21
Moon May 14-15
Frost Jun 25-Jul 9
Moon Jun 28-Jul 9
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 11-Jul 16
Moon Jun 11-14, Jun 28-Jul 13
EggplantsFrost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
Frost Jun 25-Jul 9
Moon Jun 28-Jul 9
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 18-Jul 9
Moon Jun 28-Jul 9
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost Jun 18-Jul 2
Moon Jun 28-Jul 2
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
Frost May 14-Jun 4
Moon May 14-15, May 30-Jun 4
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 30-May 14
Moon Apr 30-May 14
Frost May 21-28
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 30-May 14
Moon Apr 30-May 14
Frost May 28-Jun 25
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 25-Jul 9
Moon Jun 28-Jul 9
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 14-Jun 4
Moon May 16-29
OreganoFrost Apr 2-30
Moon Apr 2-16, Apr 30
Frost Jun 11-Jul 2
Moon Jun 11-14, Jun 28-Jul 2
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 14-28
Moon May 14-15
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 21-29
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 30-May 21
Moon Apr 30-May 15
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 4-25
Moon Jun 15-25
PumpkinsFrost May 21-Jun 4
Moon May 30-Jun 4
Frost Jun 25-Jul 9
Moon Jun 28-Jul 9
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 17-29
RosemaryFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost Jun 18-Jul 9
Moon Jun 28-Jul 9
N/A
SageFrost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
Frost Jun 11-25
Moon Jun 11-14
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 30-May 21
Moon Apr 30-May 15
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 2-16
Moon Jul 14-16
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 30-May 14
Moon Apr 30-May 14
Frost May 21-28
N/A
ThymeFrost Apr 2-30
Moon Apr 2-16, Apr 30
Frost Jun 11-Jul 2
Moon Jun 11-14, Jun 28-Jul 2
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
Frost Jun 18-Jul 9
Moon Jun 28-Jul 9
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 14-Jun 4
Moon May 16-29
WatermelonsFrost May 14-21
Moon May 14-15
Frost Jun 25-Jul 9
Moon Jun 28-Jul 9
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 25-Jul 23
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 25-Jul 23
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on August 22 (at CAMPSIE, AB climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jul 18
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 8
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 8Frost July 2N/A
BroccoliFrost May 11Frost Jun 8N/A
CabbageFrost May 1Frost May 29N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 9
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 3
CauliflowerFrost May 11Frost Jun 8N/A
CeleryFrost Feb 27Frost July 2N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 16
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 9
EggplantsFrost Mar 8Frost July 9N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 9
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 29Frost July 2N/A
KaleFrost May 31Frost Jun 28N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 3
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Jul 13
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 9
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost June 11
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jun 18
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost June 25
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 9
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jul 18
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Jul 28
Sweet PotatoesFrost Mar 20Frost July 16N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jul 13
TomatoesFrost Mar 14Frost July 9N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 13
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 9
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 23
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 23