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

Planting Calendar for High Level, 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 6 (at HIGH LEVEL A, AB climate station, elevation 1108 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 23-Jun 6
Moon May 30-Jun 6
BasilFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 11-16
Frost Jun 6-27
Moon Jun 6-14
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 23-Jun 13
Moon May 23-29
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 28-Apr 11
Moon Apr 1-11
Frost Jun 13-27
Moon Jun 13-14
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 11-16
Frost May 9-30
Moon May 9-15, May 30
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 11-16
Frost May 9-23
Moon May 9-15
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 9-16
Moon May 9-15
Frost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 28-Jul 4
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 2-16
Moon May 16
CauliflowerFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 11-16
Frost May 9-30
Moon May 9-15, May 30
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 28-Apr 11
Moon Apr 1-11
Frost Jun 13-27
Moon Jun 13-14
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 9-16
Moon May 9-15
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 6-20
Moon Jun 6-14
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 20-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
CucumbersFrost May 9-16
Moon May 9-15
Frost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 28-Jul 4
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 6-Jul 11
Moon Jun 6-14, Jun 28-Jul 11
EggplantsFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 11-16
Frost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 28-Jul 4
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 13-Jul 4
Moon Jun 13-14, Jun 28-Jul 4
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 28-Apr 11
Moon Apr 1-11
Frost Jun 13-27
Moon Jun 13-14
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 11-16
Frost May 9-30
Moon May 9-15, May 30
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
Frost May 16-23
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
Frost May 23-Jun 20
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 28-Jul 4
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 9-30
Moon May 16-29
OreganoFrost Mar 28-Apr 25
Moon Apr 1-16
Frost Jun 6-27
Moon Jun 6-14
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 9-23
Moon May 9-15
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 16-Jun 6
Moon May 16-29
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 25-May 16
Moon Apr 30-May 15
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 30-Jun 20
Moon Jun 15-20
PumpkinsFrost May 16-30
Moon May 30
Frost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 28-Jul 4
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 11-May 2
Moon Apr 17-29
RosemaryFrost Mar 28-Apr 11
Moon Apr 1-11
Frost Jun 13-Jul 4
Moon Jun 13-14, Jun 28-Jul 4
N/A
SageFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 11-16
Frost Jun 6-20
Moon Jun 6-14
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 25-May 16
Moon Apr 30-May 15
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 27-Jul 11
Moon Jun 27
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
Frost May 16-23
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 28-Apr 25
Moon Apr 1-16
Frost Jun 6-27
Moon Jun 6-14
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 11-16
Frost Jun 13-Jul 4
Moon Jun 13-14, Jun 28-Jul 4
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 9-30
Moon May 16-29
WatermelonsFrost May 9-16
Moon May 9-15
Frost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 28-Jul 4
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 20-Jul 18
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 20-Jul 18
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on August 25 (at HIGH LEVEL 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 June 27N/A
BroccoliFrost May 14Frost Jun 11N/A
CabbageFrost May 4Frost Jun 1N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 4
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 6
CauliflowerFrost May 14Frost Jun 11N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 2Frost June 27N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 11
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 4
EggplantsFrost Mar 11Frost July 4N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 4
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 1Frost June 27N/A
KaleFrost Jun 3Frost Jul 1N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 6
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 4
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost June 6
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jun 21
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost June 20
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 4
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jul 21
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Jul 31
Sweet PotatoesFrost Mar 23Frost July 11N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
TomatoesFrost Mar 17Frost July 4N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 4
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 18
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 18