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

Planting Calendar for Saint Paul, 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 12 (at ST PAUL ISLAND AP, AK climate station, elevation 36 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 29-Jun 12
Moon May 30-Jun 12
BasilFrost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
Frost Jun 12-Jul 3
Moon Jun 12-14, Jun 28-Jul 3
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 29-Jun 19
Moon May 29, Jun 15-19
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 3-17
Moon Apr 3-16
Frost Jun 19-Jul 3
Moon Jun 28-Jul 3
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
Frost May 15-Jun 5
Moon May 15, May 30-Jun 5
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
Frost May 15-29
Moon May 15
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 15-22
Moon May 15
Frost Jun 26-Jul 10
Moon Jun 28-Jul 10
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 8-22
Moon May 16-22
CauliflowerFrost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
Frost May 15-Jun 5
Moon May 15, May 30-Jun 5
N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 3-17
Moon Apr 3-16
Frost Jun 19-Jul 3
Moon Jun 28-Jul 3
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 15-22
Moon May 15
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 12-26
Moon Jun 12-14
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 26-Jul 17
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
CucumbersFrost May 15-22
Moon May 15
Frost Jun 26-Jul 10
Moon Jun 28-Jul 10
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 12-Jul 17
Moon Jun 12-14, Jun 28-Jul 13
EggplantsFrost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
Frost Jun 26-Jul 10
Moon Jun 28-Jul 10
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 19-Jul 10
Moon Jun 28-Jul 10
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 3-17
Moon Apr 3-16
Frost Jun 19-Jul 3
Moon Jun 28-Jul 3
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
Frost May 15-Jun 5
Moon May 15, May 30-Jun 5
N/A
KohlrabiFrost May 1-15
Moon May 1-15
Frost May 22-29
N/A
LettuceFrost May 1-15
Moon May 1-15
Frost May 29-Jun 26
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 26-Jul 10
Moon Jun 28-Jul 10
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 15-Jun 5
Moon May 16-29
OreganoFrost Apr 3-May 1
Moon Apr 3-16, Apr 30-May 1
Frost Jun 12-Jul 3
Moon Jun 12-14, Jun 28-Jul 3
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 15-29
Moon May 15
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 22-Jun 12
Moon May 22-29
PeasN/AN/AFrost May 1-22
Moon May 1-15
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 5-26
Moon Jun 15-26
PumpkinsFrost May 22-Jun 5
Moon May 30-Jun 5
Frost Jun 26-Jul 10
Moon Jun 28-Jul 10
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 17-May 8
Moon Apr 17-29
RosemaryFrost Apr 3-17
Moon Apr 3-16
Frost Jun 19-Jul 10
Moon Jun 28-Jul 10
N/A
SageFrost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
Frost Jun 12-26
Moon Jun 12-14
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost May 1-22
Moon May 1-15
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 3-17
Moon Jul 14-17
Swiss ChardFrost May 1-15
Moon May 1-15
Frost May 22-29
N/A
ThymeFrost Apr 3-May 1
Moon Apr 3-16, Apr 30-May 1
Frost Jun 12-Jul 3
Moon Jun 12-14, Jun 28-Jul 3
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
Frost Jun 19-Jul 10
Moon Jun 28-Jul 10
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 15-Jun 5
Moon May 16-29
WatermelonsFrost May 15-22
Moon May 15
Frost Jun 26-Jul 10
Moon Jun 28-Jul 10
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 26-Jul 24
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 26-Jul 24
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on September 20 (at ST PAUL ISLAND 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 16
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Aug 6
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 7Frost July 3N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 9Frost Jul 7N/A
CabbageFrost May 30Frost Jun 27N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 10
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Aug 1
CauliflowerFrost Jun 9Frost Jul 7N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 29Frost July 3N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 17
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 10
EggplantsFrost Apr 7Frost July 10N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 10
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 27Frost July 3N/A
KaleFrost Jun 29Frost Jul 27N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Aug 1
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Aug 11
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 10
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 17
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 17
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 7
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 10
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 16
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 26
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 18Frost July 17N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 11
TomatoesFrost Apr 12Frost July 10N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 11
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 10
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 24
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 24