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

Planting Calendar for Tok, 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 13 (at TOK #2, AK climate station, elevation 1656 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 30-Jun 13
Moon May 30-Jun 13
BasilFrost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
Frost Jun 13-Jul 4
Moon Jun 13-14, Jun 28-Jul 4
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 30-Jun 20
Moon Jun 15-20
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 4-18
Moon Apr 4-16
Frost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 28-Jul 4
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
Frost May 16-Jun 6
Moon May 30-Jun 6
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
Frost May 16-30
Moon May 30
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 16-23
Frost Jun 27-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 9-23
Moon May 16-23
CauliflowerFrost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
Frost May 16-Jun 6
Moon May 30-Jun 6
N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 4-18
Moon Apr 4-16
Frost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 28-Jul 4
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 16-23
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 13-27
Moon Jun 13-14
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 27-Jul 18
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
CucumbersFrost May 16-23
Frost Jun 27-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 13-Jul 18
Moon Jun 13-14, Jun 28-Jul 13
EggplantsFrost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
Frost Jun 27-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 20-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 4-18
Moon Apr 4-16
Frost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 28-Jul 4
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
Frost May 16-Jun 6
Moon May 30-Jun 6
N/A
KohlrabiFrost May 2-16
Moon May 2-15
Frost May 23-30
Moon May 30
N/A
LettuceFrost May 2-16
Moon May 2-15
Frost May 30-Jun 27
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 27-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 16-Jun 6
Moon May 16-29
OreganoFrost Apr 4-May 2
Moon Apr 4-16, Apr 30-May 2
Frost Jun 13-Jul 4
Moon Jun 13-14, Jun 28-Jul 4
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 16-30
Moon May 30
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 23-Jun 13
Moon May 23-29
PeasN/AN/AFrost May 2-23
Moon May 2-15
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 6-27
Moon Jun 15-27
PumpkinsFrost May 23-Jun 6
Moon May 30-Jun 6
Frost Jun 27-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 18-May 9
Moon Apr 18-29
RosemaryFrost Apr 4-18
Moon Apr 4-16
Frost Jun 20-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
N/A
SageFrost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
Frost Jun 13-27
Moon Jun 13-14
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost May 2-23
Moon May 2-15
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 4-18
Moon Jul 14-18
Swiss ChardFrost May 2-16
Moon May 2-15
Frost May 23-30
Moon May 30
N/A
ThymeFrost Apr 4-May 2
Moon Apr 4-16, Apr 30-May 2
Frost Jun 13-Jul 4
Moon Jun 13-14, Jun 28-Jul 4
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
Frost Jun 20-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 16-Jun 6
Moon May 16-29
WatermelonsFrost May 16-23
Frost Jun 27-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 27-Jul 25
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 27-Jul 25
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on August 20 (at TOK #2, AK climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 6
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 6Frost July 4N/A
BroccoliFrost May 9Frost Jun 6N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 29Frost May 30N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 11
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 1
CauliflowerFrost May 9Frost Jun 6N/A
CeleryFrost Feb 25Frost July 4N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 18
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 11
EggplantsFrost Mar 6Frost July 11N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 11
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 27Frost July 4N/A
KaleFrost May 29Frost Jun 26N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 1
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Jul 11
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 11
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost June 13
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jun 16
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost June 27
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 11
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Jul 26
Sweet PotatoesFrost Mar 18Frost July 18N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jul 11
TomatoesFrost Mar 11Frost July 11N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 11
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 11
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 25
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 25