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

Planting Calendar for Arkadelphia, AR

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 Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on October 31 (at ARKADELPHIA 2 N, AR climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Sep 26
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Sep 16
Bell PeppersFrost May 18Frost Jul 13N/A
BroccoliFrost Jul 20Frost Aug 17N/A
CabbageFrost Jul 10Frost Aug 7N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jul 3
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Sep 11
CauliflowerFrost Jul 20Frost Aug 17N/A
CeleryFrost May 9Frost Jul 18N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 23
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jul 28
EggplantsFrost May 18Frost Jul 13N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Sep 1
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 28
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jun 7Frost Aug 2N/A
KaleFrost Aug 9Frost Sep 6N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Sep 11
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Sep 21
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 23
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 28
PeasN/AN/AFrost Aug 27
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Aug 17
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jun 13
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Sep 26
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Oct 6
Sweet PotatoesFrost May 29Frost Jul 3N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Sep 21
TomatoesFrost May 23Frost Jul 18N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Sep 21
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jul 3
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 18
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Aug 2

Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on April 1 (at ARKADELPHIA 2 N, AR climate station, elevation 196 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Mar 18-Apr 1
Moon Mar 21-Apr 1
BasilFrost Feb 3-17
Moon Feb 3- 5
Frost Apr 1-22
Moon Apr 1- 5, Apr 19-22
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Mar 18-Apr 8
Moon Mar 18-20, Apr 6- 8
Bell PeppersFrost Jan 20-Feb 3
Moon Jan 21-Feb 3
Frost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 19-22
N/A
BroccoliFrost Feb 3-17
Moon Feb 3- 5
Frost Mar 3-25
Moon Mar 3- 7, Mar 21-25
N/A
CabbageFrost Feb 3-17
Moon Feb 3- 5
Frost Mar 3-18
Moon Mar 3- 7
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Mar 3-10
Moon Mar 3- 7
Frost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Feb 24-Mar 10
Moon Mar 8-10
CauliflowerFrost Feb 3-17
Moon Feb 3- 5
Frost Mar 3-25
Moon Mar 3- 7, Mar 21-25
N/A
CeleryFrost Jan 20-Feb 3
Moon Jan 21-Feb 3
Frost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 19-22
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Mar 3-10
Moon Mar 3- 7
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Apr 1-15
Moon Apr 1- 5
CornN/AN/AFrost Apr 15-May 6
Moon Apr 19-May 5
CucumbersFrost Mar 3-10
Moon Mar 3- 7
Frost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Apr 1-May 6
Moon Apr 1- 5, Apr 19-May 5
EggplantsFrost Feb 3-17
Moon Feb 3- 5
Frost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Jan 6-20
Moon Jan 6
Frost Feb 10-Mar 3
Moon Feb 20-Mar 3
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Apr 8-29
Moon Apr 19-29
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jan 20-Feb 3
Moon Jan 21-Feb 3
Frost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 19-22
N/A
KaleFrost Feb 3-17
Moon Feb 3- 5
Frost Mar 3-25
Moon Mar 3- 7, Mar 21-25
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Feb 17-Mar 3
Moon Feb 20-Mar 3
Frost Mar 10-18
N/A
LettuceFrost Feb 17-Mar 3
Moon Feb 20-Mar 3
Frost Mar 18-Apr 15
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Mar 3-25
Moon Mar 8-20
OreganoFrost Jan 20-Feb 17
Moon Jan 21-Feb 5
Frost Apr 1-22
Moon Apr 1- 5, Apr 19-22
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Mar 3-18
Moon Mar 3- 7
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 10-Apr 1
Moon Mar 10-20
PeasN/AN/AFrost Feb 17-Mar 10
Moon Feb 20-Mar 7
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Mar 25-Apr 15
Moon Apr 6-15
PumpkinsFrost Mar 10-25
Moon Mar 21-25
Frost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Feb 3-24
Moon Feb 6-19
RosemaryFrost Jan 20-Feb 3
Moon Jan 21-Feb 3
Frost Apr 8-29
Moon Apr 19-29
N/A
SageFrost Feb 3-17
Moon Feb 3- 5
Frost Apr 1-15
Moon Apr 1- 5
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Feb 17-Mar 10
Moon Feb 20-Mar 7
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 22-May 6
Moon May 6
Swiss ChardFrost Feb 17-Mar 3
Moon Feb 20-Mar 3
Frost Mar 10-18
N/A
ThymeFrost Jan 20-Feb 17
Moon Jan 21-Feb 5
Frost Apr 1-22
Moon Apr 1- 5, Apr 19-22
N/A
TomatoesFrost Feb 3-17
Moon Feb 3- 5
Frost Apr 8-29
Moon Apr 19-29
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 3-25
Moon Mar 8-20
WatermelonsFrost Mar 3-10
Moon Mar 3- 7
Frost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Apr 15-May 13
Moon Apr 19-May 5
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Apr 15-May 13
Moon Apr 19-May 5