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

Planting Calendar for Lacombe, 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 7 (at LACOMBE CDA, AB climate station, elevation 2778 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 24-Jun 7
Moon May 30-Jun 7
BasilFrost Apr 12-26
Moon Apr 12-16
Frost Jun 7-28
Moon Jun 7-14, Jun 28
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 24-Jun 14
Moon May 24-29
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 29-Apr 12
Moon Apr 1-12
Frost Jun 14-28
Moon Jun 14
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 12-26
Moon Apr 12-16
Frost May 10-31
Moon May 10-15, May 30-31
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 12-26
Moon Apr 12-16
Frost May 10-24
Moon May 10-15
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 10-17
Moon May 10-15
Frost Jun 21-Jul 5
Moon Jun 28-Jul 5
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 3-17
Moon May 16-17
CauliflowerFrost Apr 12-26
Moon Apr 12-16
Frost May 10-31
Moon May 10-15, May 30-31
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 29-Apr 12
Moon Apr 1-12
Frost Jun 14-28
Moon Jun 14
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 10-17
Moon May 10-15
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 7-21
Moon Jun 7-14
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 21-Jul 12
Moon Jun 28-Jul 12
CucumbersFrost May 10-17
Moon May 10-15
Frost Jun 21-Jul 5
Moon Jun 28-Jul 5
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 7-Jul 12
Moon Jun 7-14, Jun 28-Jul 12
EggplantsFrost Apr 12-26
Moon Apr 12-16
Frost Jun 21-Jul 5
Moon Jun 28-Jul 5
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 14-Jul 5
Moon Jun 14, Jun 29-Jul 5
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 29-Apr 12
Moon Apr 1-12
Frost Jun 14-28
Moon Jun 14
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 12-26
Moon Apr 12-16
Frost May 10-31
Moon May 10-15, May 30-31
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 26-May 10
Moon Apr 30-May 10
Frost May 17-24
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 26-May 10
Moon Apr 30-May 10
Frost May 24-Jun 21
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 21-Jul 5
Moon Jun 28-Jul 5
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 10-31
Moon May 16-29
OreganoFrost Mar 29-Apr 26
Moon Apr 1-16
Frost Jun 7-28
Moon Jun 7-14, Jun 28
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 10-24
Moon May 10-15
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 17-Jun 7
Moon May 17-29
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 26-May 17
Moon Apr 30-May 15
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 31-Jun 21
Moon Jun 15-21
PumpkinsFrost May 17-31
Moon May 30-31
Frost Jun 21-Jul 5
Moon Jun 28-Jul 5
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 12-May 3
Moon Apr 17-29
RosemaryFrost Mar 29-Apr 12
Moon Apr 1-12
Frost Jun 14-Jul 5
Moon Jun 14, Jun 29-Jul 5
N/A
SageFrost Apr 12-26
Moon Apr 12-16
Frost Jun 7-21
Moon Jun 7-14
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 26-May 17
Moon Apr 30-May 15
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 28-Jul 12
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 26-May 10
Moon Apr 30-May 10
Frost May 17-24
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 29-Apr 26
Moon Apr 1-16
Frost Jun 7-28
Moon Jun 7-14, Jun 28
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 12-26
Moon Apr 12-16
Frost Jun 14-Jul 5
Moon Jun 14, Jun 29-Jul 5
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 10-31
Moon May 16-29
WatermelonsFrost May 10-17
Moon May 10-15
Frost Jun 21-Jul 5
Moon Jun 28-Jul 5
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 21-Jul 19
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 21-Jul 19
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on August 31 (at LACOMBE CDA, AB climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jul 27
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 17
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 18Frost June 28N/A
BroccoliFrost May 20Frost Jun 17N/A
CabbageFrost May 10Frost Jun 7N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 5
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 12
CauliflowerFrost May 20Frost Jun 17N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 8Frost June 28N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 12
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 5
EggplantsFrost Mar 18Frost July 5N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 5
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 7Frost June 28N/A
KaleFrost Jun 9Frost Jul 7N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 12
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Jul 22
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 5
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost June 7
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jun 27
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost June 21
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 5
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jul 27
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 6
Sweet PotatoesFrost Mar 29Frost July 12N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jul 22
TomatoesFrost Mar 23Frost July 5N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 22
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 5
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 19
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 19