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

Planting Calendar for Westlock, 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 16 (at CROSS LAKE, AB climate station, elevation 2148 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jun 2-16
Moon Jun 2-14
BasilFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 30-May 5
Frost Jun 16-Jul 7
Moon Jun 28-Jul 7
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jun 2-23
Moon Jun 15-23
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 7-16
Frost Jun 23-Jul 7
Moon Jun 28-Jul 7
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 30-May 5
Frost May 19-Jun 9
Moon May 30-Jun 9
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 30-May 5
Frost May 19-Jun 2
Moon May 30-Jun 2
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 19-26
Frost Jun 30-Jul 14
Moon Jun 30-Jul 13
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 12-26
Moon May 16-26
CauliflowerFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 30-May 5
Frost May 19-Jun 9
Moon May 30-Jun 9
N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 7-16
Frost Jun 23-Jul 7
Moon Jun 28-Jul 7
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 19-26
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 16-30
Moon Jun 28-30
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 30-Jul 21
Moon Jun 30-Jul 13
CucumbersFrost May 19-26
Frost Jun 30-Jul 14
Moon Jun 30-Jul 13
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 16-Jul 21
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
EggplantsFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 30-May 5
Frost Jun 30-Jul 14
Moon Jun 30-Jul 13
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 23-Jul 14
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 7-16
Frost Jun 23-Jul 7
Moon Jun 28-Jul 7
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 30-May 5
Frost May 19-Jun 9
Moon May 30-Jun 9
N/A
KohlrabiFrost May 5-19
Moon May 5-15
Frost May 26-Jun 2
Moon May 30-Jun 2
N/A
LettuceFrost May 5-19
Moon May 5-15
Frost Jun 2-30
Moon Jun 2-14, Jun 28-30
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 30-Jul 14
Moon Jun 30-Jul 13
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 19-Jun 9
Moon May 19-29
OreganoFrost Apr 7-May 5
Moon Apr 7-16, Apr 30-May 5
Frost Jun 16-Jul 7
Moon Jun 28-Jul 7
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 19-Jun 2
Moon May 30-Jun 2
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 26-Jun 16
Moon May 26-29, Jun 15-16
PeasN/AN/AFrost May 5-26
Moon May 5-15
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 9-30
Moon Jun 15-27
PumpkinsFrost May 26-Jun 9
Moon May 30-Jun 9
Frost Jun 30-Jul 14
Moon Jun 30-Jul 13
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 21-May 12
Moon Apr 21-29
RosemaryFrost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 7-16
Frost Jun 23-Jul 14
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
N/A
SageFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 30-May 5
Frost Jun 16-30
Moon Jun 28-30
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost May 5-26
Moon May 5-15
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 7-21
Moon Jul 14-21
Swiss ChardFrost May 5-19
Moon May 5-15
Frost May 26-Jun 2
Moon May 30-Jun 2
N/A
ThymeFrost Apr 7-May 5
Moon Apr 7-16, Apr 30-May 5
Frost Jun 16-Jul 7
Moon Jun 28-Jul 7
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 30-May 5
Frost Jun 23-Jul 14
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 19-Jun 9
Moon May 19-29
WatermelonsFrost May 19-26
Frost Jun 30-Jul 14
Moon Jun 30-Jul 13
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 30-Jul 28
Moon Jun 30-Jul 13, Jul 28
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 30-Jul 28
Moon Jun 30-Jul 13, Jul 28

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on August 21 (at CROSS LAKE, AB climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jul 17
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 7
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 7Frost July 7N/A
BroccoliFrost May 10Frost June 9N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 30Frost June 2N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 14
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 2
CauliflowerFrost May 10Frost June 9N/A
CeleryFrost Feb 26Frost July 7N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 21
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 14
EggplantsFrost Mar 7Frost July 14N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 14
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 28Frost July 7N/A
KaleFrost May 30Frost Jun 27N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 2
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Jul 12
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 14
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost June 16
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jun 17
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost June 30
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 14
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jul 17
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Jul 27
Sweet PotatoesFrost Mar 19Frost July 21N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jul 12
TomatoesFrost Mar 12Frost July 14N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 12
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 14
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 28
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 28