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

Planting Calendar for Hinton, 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 26 (at JASPER EAST GATE, AB climate station, elevation 3287 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jun 12-26
Moon Jun 12-14
BasilFrost May 1-15
Moon May 1-15
Frost Jun 26-Jul 17
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jun 12-Jul 3
Moon Jun 15-27
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
Frost Jul 3-17
Moon Jul 3-13
N/A
BroccoliFrost May 1-15
Moon May 1-15
Frost May 29-Jun 19
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
CabbageFrost May 1-15
Moon May 1-15
Frost May 29-Jun 12
Moon May 30-Jun 12
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 29-Jun 5
Moon May 30-Jun 5
Frost Jul 10-24
Moon Jul 10-13
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 22-Jun 5
Moon May 22-29
CauliflowerFrost May 1-15
Moon May 1-15
Frost May 29-Jun 19
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
Frost Jul 3-17
Moon Jul 3-13
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 29-Jun 5
Moon May 30-Jun 5
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 26-Jul 10
Moon Jun 28-Jul 10
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 10-31
Moon Jul 10-13, Jul 28-31
CucumbersFrost May 29-Jun 5
Moon May 30-Jun 5
Frost Jul 10-24
Moon Jul 10-13
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 26-Jul 31
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
EggplantsFrost May 1-15
Moon May 1-15
Frost Jul 10-24
Moon Jul 10-13
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 3-24
Moon Jul 3-13
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
Frost Jul 3-17
Moon Jul 3-13
N/A
KaleFrost May 1-15
Moon May 1-15
Frost May 29-Jun 19
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
KohlrabiFrost May 15-29
Moon May 15
Frost Jun 5-12
Moon Jun 5-12
N/A
LettuceFrost May 15-29
Moon May 15
Frost Jun 12-Jul 10
Moon Jun 12-14, Jun 28-Jul 10
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 10-24
Moon Jul 10-13
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 29-Jun 19
Moon May 29, Jun 15-19
OreganoFrost Apr 17-May 15
Moon Apr 30-May 15
Frost Jun 26-Jul 17
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 29-Jun 12
Moon May 30-Jun 12
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 5-26
Moon Jun 15-26
PeasN/AN/AFrost May 15-Jun 5
Moon May 15, May 30-Jun 5
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 19-Jul 10
Moon Jun 19-27
PumpkinsFrost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 5-14
Frost Jul 10-24
Moon Jul 10-13
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost May 1-22
Moon May 16-22
RosemaryFrost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
Frost Jul 3-24
Moon Jul 3-13
N/A
SageFrost May 1-15
Moon May 1-15
Frost Jun 26-Jul 10
Moon Jun 28-Jul 10
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost May 15-Jun 5
Moon May 15, May 30-Jun 5
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 17-31
Moon Jul 17-27
Swiss ChardFrost May 15-29
Moon May 15
Frost Jun 5-12
Moon Jun 5-12
N/A
ThymeFrost Apr 17-May 15
Moon Apr 30-May 15
Frost Jun 26-Jul 17
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
N/A
TomatoesFrost May 1-15
Moon May 1-15
Frost Jul 3-24
Moon Jul 3-13
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 29-Jun 19
Moon May 29, Jun 15-19
WatermelonsFrost May 29-Jun 5
Moon May 30-Jun 5
Frost Jul 10-24
Moon Jul 10-13
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 10-Aug 7
Moon Jul 10-13, Jul 28-Aug 7
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 10-Aug 7
Moon Jul 10-13, Jul 28-Aug 7

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on August 18 (at JASPER EAST GATE, AB climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jul 14
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 4
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 4Frost July 17N/A
BroccoliFrost May 7Frost June 19N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 27Frost June 12N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 24
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jun 29
CauliflowerFrost May 7Frost June 19N/A
CeleryFrost Feb 23Frost July 17N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 31
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 24
EggplantsFrost Mar 4Frost July 24N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 24
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 25Frost July 17N/A
KaleFrost May 27Frost Jun 24N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jun 29
LettuceN/AN/AFrost July 10
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 24
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost June 26
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jun 14
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost July 10
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 24
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jul 14
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
Sweet PotatoesFrost Mar 16Frost July 31N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jul 9
TomatoesFrost Mar 9Frost July 24N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 9
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 24
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost August 7
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost August 7