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Planting Calendar for Edson, 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 18 (at EDSON A, AB climate station, elevation 3041 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jun 4-18
Moon Jun 4-14
BasilFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
Frost Jun 18-Jul 9
Moon Jun 28-Jul 9
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jun 4-25
Moon Jun 15-25
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 9-16
Frost Jun 25-Jul 9
Moon Jun 28-Jul 9
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
Frost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
Frost May 21-Jun 4
Moon May 30-Jun 4
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 21-28
Frost Jul 2-16
Moon Jul 2-13
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 14-28
Moon May 16-28
CauliflowerFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
Frost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 9-16
Frost Jun 25-Jul 9
Moon Jun 28-Jul 9
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 21-28
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 18-Jul 2
Moon Jun 28-Jul 2
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 2-23
Moon Jul 2-13
CucumbersFrost May 21-28
Frost Jul 2-16
Moon Jul 2-13
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 18-Jul 23
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
EggplantsFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
Frost Jul 2-16
Moon Jul 2-13
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 25-Jul 16
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 9-16
Frost Jun 25-Jul 9
Moon Jun 28-Jul 9
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
Frost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
KohlrabiFrost May 7-21
Moon May 7-15
Frost May 28-Jun 4
Moon May 30-Jun 4
N/A
LettuceFrost May 7-21
Moon May 7-15
Frost Jun 4-Jul 2
Moon Jun 4-14, Jun 28-Jul 2
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 2-16
Moon Jul 2-13
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 21-29
OreganoFrost Apr 9-May 7
Moon Apr 9-16, Apr 30-May 7
Frost Jun 18-Jul 9
Moon Jun 28-Jul 9
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 21-Jun 4
Moon May 30-Jun 4
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 28-Jun 18
Moon May 28-29, Jun 15-18
PeasN/AN/AFrost May 7-28
Moon May 7-15
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 11-Jul 2
Moon Jun 15-27
PumpkinsFrost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
Frost Jul 2-16
Moon Jul 2-13
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 23-May 14
Moon Apr 23-29
RosemaryFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 9-16
Frost Jun 25-Jul 16
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
N/A
SageFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
Frost Jun 18-Jul 2
Moon Jun 28-Jul 2
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost May 7-28
Moon May 7-15
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 9-23
Moon Jul 14-23
Swiss ChardFrost May 7-21
Moon May 7-15
Frost May 28-Jun 4
Moon May 30-Jun 4
N/A
ThymeFrost Apr 9-May 7
Moon Apr 9-16, Apr 30-May 7
Frost Jun 18-Jul 9
Moon Jun 28-Jul 9
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
Frost Jun 25-Jul 16
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 21-29
WatermelonsFrost May 21-28
Frost Jul 2-16
Moon Jul 2-13
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 2-30
Moon Jul 2-13, Jul 28-30
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 2-30
Moon Jul 2-13, Jul 28-30

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on August 25 (at EDSON A, AB climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jul 21
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 11
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 11Frost July 9N/A
BroccoliFrost May 14Frost Jun 11N/A
CabbageFrost May 4Frost June 4N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 16
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 6
CauliflowerFrost May 14Frost Jun 11N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 2Frost July 9N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 23
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 16
EggplantsFrost Mar 11Frost July 16N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 16
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 1Frost July 9N/A
KaleFrost Jun 3Frost Jul 1N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 6
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 16
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost June 18
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jun 21
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost July 2
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 16
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jul 21
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Jul 31
Sweet PotatoesFrost Mar 23Frost July 23N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
TomatoesFrost Mar 17Frost July 16N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 16
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 30
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 30