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

Planting Calendar for Brooks, 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 3 (at JENNER, AB climate station, elevation 2477 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 20-Jun 3
Moon May 30-Jun 3
BasilFrost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 8-16
Frost Jun 3-24
Moon Jun 3-14
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 20-Jun 10
Moon May 20-29
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 25-Apr 8
Moon Apr 1- 8
Frost Jun 10-24
Moon Jun 10-14
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 8-16
Frost May 6-27
Moon May 6-15
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 8-16
Frost May 6-20
Moon May 6-15
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 6-13
Moon May 6-13
Frost Jun 17-Jul 1
Moon Jun 28-Jul 1
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Apr 29-May 13
Moon Apr 29
CauliflowerFrost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 8-16
Frost May 6-27
Moon May 6-15
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 25-Apr 8
Moon Apr 1- 8
Frost Jun 10-24
Moon Jun 10-14
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 6-13
Moon May 6-13
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 3-17
Moon Jun 3-14
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 17-Jul 8
Moon Jun 28-Jul 8
CucumbersFrost May 6-13
Moon May 6-13
Frost Jun 17-Jul 1
Moon Jun 28-Jul 1
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 3-Jul 8
Moon Jun 3-14, Jun 28-Jul 8
EggplantsFrost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 8-16
Frost Jun 17-Jul 1
Moon Jun 28-Jul 1
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 10-Jul 1
Moon Jun 10-14, Jun 28-Jul 1
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 25-Apr 8
Moon Apr 1- 8
Frost Jun 10-24
Moon Jun 10-14
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 8-16
Frost May 6-27
Moon May 6-15
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 22-May 6
Moon Apr 30-May 6
Frost May 13-20
Moon May 13-15
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 22-May 6
Moon Apr 30-May 6
Frost May 20-Jun 17
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 17-Jul 1
Moon Jun 28-Jul 1
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 6-27
Moon May 16-27
OreganoFrost Mar 25-Apr 22
Moon Apr 1-16
Frost Jun 3-24
Moon Jun 3-14
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 6-20
Moon May 6-15
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 13-Jun 3
Moon May 16-29
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 22-May 13
Moon Apr 30-May 13
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 27-Jun 17
Moon May 27-29, Jun 15-17
PumpkinsFrost May 13-27
Moon May 13-15
Frost Jun 17-Jul 1
Moon Jun 28-Jul 1
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 8-29
Moon Apr 17-29
RosemaryFrost Mar 25-Apr 8
Moon Apr 1- 8
Frost Jun 10-Jul 1
Moon Jun 10-14, Jun 28-Jul 1
N/A
SageFrost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 8-16
Frost Jun 3-17
Moon Jun 3-14
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 22-May 13
Moon Apr 30-May 13
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 24-Jul 8
Moon Jun 24-27
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 22-May 6
Moon Apr 30-May 6
Frost May 13-20
Moon May 13-15
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 25-Apr 22
Moon Apr 1-16
Frost Jun 3-24
Moon Jun 3-14
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 8-16
Frost Jun 10-Jul 1
Moon Jun 10-14, Jun 28-Jul 1
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 6-27
Moon May 16-27
WatermelonsFrost May 6-13
Moon May 6-13
Frost Jun 17-Jul 1
Moon Jun 28-Jul 1
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 17-Jul 15
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 17-Jul 15
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on September 12 (at JENNER, AB climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Aug 8
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 29
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 30Frost June 24N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 1Frost Jun 29N/A
CabbageFrost May 22Frost Jun 19N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 1
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
CauliflowerFrost Jun 1Frost Jun 29N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 21Frost June 24N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 8
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 1
EggplantsFrost Mar 30Frost July 1N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 1
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 19Frost June 24N/A
KaleFrost Jun 21Frost Jul 19N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Aug 3
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 1
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 9
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 9
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 29
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 1
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 8
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 18
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 10Frost July 8N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 3
TomatoesFrost Apr 4Frost July 1N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 3
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 1
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 15
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 15