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

Planting Calendar for Aniak, AK

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 May 28 (at BETHEL AP, AK climate station, elevation 101 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 14-28
Moon May 14-15
BasilFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost May 28-Jun 18
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 14-Jun 4
Moon May 16-29
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost Jun 4-18
Moon Jun 4-14
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost Apr 30-May 21
Moon Apr 30-May 15
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost Apr 30-May 14
Moon Apr 30-May 14
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Apr 30-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
Frost Jun 11-25
Moon Jun 11-14
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 23-29
CauliflowerFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost Apr 30-May 21
Moon Apr 30-May 15
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost Jun 4-18
Moon Jun 4-14
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Apr 30-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 11-Jul 2
Moon Jun 11-14, Jun 28-Jul 2
CucumbersFrost Apr 30-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
Frost Jun 11-25
Moon Jun 11-14
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost May 28-Jul 2
Moon May 30-Jun 14
EggplantsFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost Jun 11-25
Moon Jun 11-14
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 4-25
Moon Jun 4-14
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost Jun 4-18
Moon Jun 4-14
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost Apr 30-May 21
Moon Apr 30-May 15
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
Frost May 7-14
Moon May 7-14
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
Frost May 14-Jun 11
Moon May 14-15, May 30-Jun 11
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 11-25
Moon Jun 11-14
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Apr 30-May 21
Moon May 16-21
OreganoFrost Mar 19-Apr 16
Moon Apr 1-16
Frost May 28-Jun 18
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Apr 30-May 14
Moon Apr 30-May 14
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 7-28
Moon May 16-28
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 16, May 1- 7
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 21-29
PumpkinsFrost May 7-21
Moon May 7-15
Frost Jun 11-25
Moon Jun 11-14
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 2-23
Moon Apr 17-23
RosemaryFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost Jun 4-25
Moon Jun 4-14
N/A
SageFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 16, May 1- 7
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 18-Jul 2
Moon Jun 18-27
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
Frost May 7-14
Moon May 7-14
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 19-Apr 16
Moon Apr 1-16
Frost May 28-Jun 18
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost Jun 4-25
Moon Jun 4-14
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 30-May 21
Moon May 16-21
WatermelonsFrost Apr 30-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
Frost Jun 11-25
Moon Jun 11-14
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 11-Jul 9
Moon Jun 11-14, Jun 28-Jul 9
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 11-Jul 9
Moon Jun 11-14, Jun 28-Jul 9

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on September 16 (at BETHEL AP, AK climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Aug 12
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Aug 2
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 3Frost June 18N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 5Frost Jul 3N/A
CabbageFrost May 26Frost Jun 23N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost June 25
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 28
CauliflowerFrost Jun 5Frost Jul 3N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 25Frost June 18N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 2
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost June 25
EggplantsFrost Apr 3Frost June 25N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost June 25
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 23Frost Jun 18N/A
KaleFrost Jun 25Frost Jul 23N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 28
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Aug 7
OkraN/AN/AFrost June 25
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 13
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 13
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 3
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost June 25
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 12
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 22
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 14Frost July 2N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 7
TomatoesFrost Apr 8Frost June 25N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 7
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost June 25
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 9
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 9