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

Planting Calendar for Kalifornsky, 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 June 20 (at SOLDOTNA 5SSW, AK climate station, elevation 180 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jun 6-20
Moon Jun 6-14
BasilFrost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
Frost Jun 20-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jun 6-27
Moon Jun 15-27
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 11-16
Frost Jun 27-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
Frost May 23-Jun 13
Moon May 30-Jun 13
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
Frost May 23-Jun 6
Moon May 30-Jun 6
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 23-30
Moon May 30
Frost Jul 4-18
Moon Jul 4-13
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 16-30
Moon May 16-29
CauliflowerFrost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
Frost May 23-Jun 13
Moon May 30-Jun 13
N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 11-16
Frost Jun 27-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 23-30
Moon May 30
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 28-Jul 4
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 4-25
Moon Jul 4-13
CucumbersFrost May 23-30
Moon May 30
Frost Jul 4-18
Moon Jul 4-13
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 20-Jul 25
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
EggplantsFrost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
Frost Jul 4-18
Moon Jul 4-13
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 27-Jul 18
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 11-16
Frost Jun 27-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
Frost May 23-Jun 13
Moon May 30-Jun 13
N/A
KohlrabiFrost May 9-23
Moon May 9-15
Frost May 30-Jun 6
Moon May 30-Jun 6
N/A
LettuceFrost May 9-23
Moon May 9-15
Frost Jun 6-Jul 4
Moon Jun 6-14, Jun 28-Jul 4
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 4-18
Moon Jul 4-13
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 23-Jun 13
Moon May 23-29
OreganoFrost Apr 11-May 9
Moon Apr 11-16, Apr 30-May 9
Frost Jun 20-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 23-Jun 6
Moon May 30-Jun 6
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 30-Jun 20
Moon Jun 15-20
PeasN/AN/AFrost May 9-30
Moon May 9-15, May 30
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 13-Jul 4
Moon Jun 15-27
PumpkinsFrost May 30-Jun 13
Moon May 30-Jun 13
Frost Jul 4-18
Moon Jul 4-13
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 25-May 16
Moon Apr 25-29, May 16
RosemaryFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 11-16
Frost Jun 27-Jul 18
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
N/A
SageFrost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
Frost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 28-Jul 4
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost May 9-30
Moon May 9-15, May 30
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 11-25
Moon Jul 14-25
Swiss ChardFrost May 9-23
Moon May 9-15
Frost May 30-Jun 6
Moon May 30-Jun 6
N/A
ThymeFrost Apr 11-May 9
Moon Apr 11-16, Apr 30-May 9
Frost Jun 20-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
Frost Jun 27-Jul 18
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 23-Jun 13
Moon May 23-29
WatermelonsFrost May 23-30
Moon May 30
Frost Jul 4-18
Moon Jul 4-13
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 4-Aug 1
Moon Jul 4-13, Jul 28-Aug 1
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 4-Aug 1
Moon Jul 4-13, Jul 28-Aug 1

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on August 24 (at SOLDOTNA 5SSW, AK climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jul 20
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 10
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 10Frost July 11N/A
BroccoliFrost May 13Frost June 13N/A
CabbageFrost May 3Frost June 6N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 18
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 5
CauliflowerFrost May 13Frost June 13N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 1Frost July 11N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 25
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 18
EggplantsFrost Mar 10Frost July 18N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 18
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 31Frost July 11N/A
KaleFrost Jun 2Frost Jun 30N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 5
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Jul 15
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 18
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost June 20
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jun 20
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost July 4
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 18
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jul 20
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Jul 30
Sweet PotatoesFrost Mar 22Frost July 25N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jul 15
TomatoesFrost Mar 16Frost July 18N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 15
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 18
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost August 1
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost August 1