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

Planting Calendar for Blairmore, 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 July 6 (at COLEMAN, AB climate station, elevation 4399 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jun 22-Jul 6
Moon Jun 28-Jul 6
BasilFrost May 11-25
Moon May 11-15
Frost Jul 6-27
Moon Jul 6-13
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jun 22-Jul 13
Moon Jun 22-27
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 27-May 11
Moon Apr 30-May 11
Frost Jul 13-27
Moon Jul 13
N/A
BroccoliFrost May 11-25
Moon May 11-15
Frost Jun 8-29
Moon Jun 8-14, Jun 28-29
N/A
CabbageFrost May 11-25
Moon May 11-15
Frost Jun 8-22
Moon Jun 8-14
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Jun 8-15
Moon Jun 8-14
Frost Jul 20-Aug 3
Moon Jul 28-Aug 3
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jun 1-15
Moon Jun 15
CauliflowerFrost May 11-25
Moon May 11-15
Frost Jun 8-29
Moon Jun 8-14, Jun 28-29
N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 27-May 11
Moon Apr 30-May 11
Frost Jul 13-27
Moon Jul 13
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Jun 8-15
Moon Jun 8-14
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jul 6-20
Moon Jul 6-13
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 20-Aug 10
Moon Jul 28-Aug 10
CucumbersFrost Jun 8-15
Moon Jun 8-14
Frost Jul 20-Aug 3
Moon Jul 28-Aug 3
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jul 6-Aug 10
Moon Jul 6-13, Jul 28-Aug 10
EggplantsFrost May 11-25
Moon May 11-15
Frost Jul 20-Aug 3
Moon Jul 28-Aug 3
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 13-Aug 3
Moon Jul 13, Jul 28-Aug 3
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 27-May 11
Moon Apr 30-May 11
Frost Jul 13-27
Moon Jul 13
N/A
KaleFrost May 11-25
Moon May 11-15
Frost Jun 8-29
Moon Jun 8-14, Jun 28-29
N/A
KohlrabiFrost May 25-Jun 8
Moon May 30-Jun 8
Frost Jun 15-22
N/A
LettuceFrost May 25-Jun 8
Moon May 30-Jun 8
Frost Jun 22-Jul 20
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 20-Aug 3
Moon Jul 28-Aug 3
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Jun 8-29
Moon Jun 15-27
OreganoFrost Apr 27-May 25
Moon Apr 30-May 15
Frost Jul 6-27
Moon Jul 6-13
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Jun 8-22
Moon Jun 8-14
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 15-Jul 6
Moon Jun 15-27
PeasN/AN/AFrost May 25-Jun 15
Moon May 30-Jun 14
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 29-Jul 20
Moon Jul 14-20
PumpkinsFrost Jun 15-29
Moon Jun 28-29
Frost Jul 20-Aug 3
Moon Jul 28-Aug 3
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost May 11-Jun 1
Moon May 16-29
RosemaryFrost Apr 27-May 11
Moon Apr 30-May 11
Frost Jul 13-Aug 3
Moon Jul 13, Jul 28-Aug 3
N/A
SageFrost May 11-25
Moon May 11-15
Frost Jul 6-20
Moon Jul 6-13
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost May 25-Jun 15
Moon May 30-Jun 14
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 27-Aug 10
Moon Jul 27
Swiss ChardFrost May 25-Jun 8
Moon May 30-Jun 8
Frost Jun 15-22
N/A
ThymeFrost Apr 27-May 25
Moon Apr 30-May 15
Frost Jul 6-27
Moon Jul 6-13
N/A
TomatoesFrost May 11-25
Moon May 11-15
Frost Jul 13-Aug 3
Moon Jul 13, Jul 28-Aug 3
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 8-29
Moon Jun 15-27
WatermelonsFrost Jun 8-15
Moon Jun 8-14
Frost Jul 20-Aug 3
Moon Jul 28-Aug 3
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 20-Aug 17
Moon Jul 28-Aug 11
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 20-Aug 17
Moon Jul 28-Aug 11

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on August 2 (at COLEMAN, AB climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost July 6
BeetsN/AN/AFrost July 13
Bell PeppersFrost Feb 16Frost July 27N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 21Frost June 29N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 11Frost June 22N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost August 3
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost June 15
CauliflowerFrost Apr 21Frost June 29N/A
CeleryFrost Feb 7Frost July 27N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost August 10
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost August 3
EggplantsFrost Feb 16Frost August 3N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost August 3
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 8Frost July 27N/A
KaleFrost May 11Frost June 29N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost June 22
LettuceN/AN/AFrost July 20
OkraN/AN/AFrost August 3
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost July 6
PeasN/AN/AFrost June 15
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost July 20
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost August 3
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jun 28
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Jul 8
Sweet PotatoesFrost Feb 27Frost August 10N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jun 23
TomatoesFrost Feb 21Frost August 3N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost June 29
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost August 3
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost August 17
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost August 17