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

Planting Calendar for Fayetteville, 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 25 (at FAYETTEVILLE EXP STN, AR climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Sep 20
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Sep 10
Bell PeppersFrost May 12Frost Jul 7N/A
BroccoliFrost Jul 14Frost Aug 11N/A
CabbageFrost Jul 4Frost Aug 1N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jun 27
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Sep 5
CauliflowerFrost Jul 14Frost Aug 11N/A
CeleryFrost May 3Frost Jul 12N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 17
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jul 22
EggplantsFrost May 12Frost Jul 7N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Aug 26
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 22
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jun 1Frost Jul 27N/A
KaleFrost Aug 3Frost Aug 31N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Sep 5
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Sep 15
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 17
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 22
PeasN/AN/AFrost Aug 21
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Aug 11
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jun 7
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Sep 20
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Sep 30
Sweet PotatoesFrost May 23Frost Jun 27N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Sep 15
TomatoesFrost May 17Frost Jul 12N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Sep 15
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jun 27
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 12
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 27

Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on April 11 (at FAYETTEVILLE EXP STN, AR climate station, elevation 1269 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Mar 28-Apr 11
Moon Mar 28-Apr 5
BasilFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 20-27
Frost Apr 11-May 2
Moon Apr 19-May 2
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Mar 28-Apr 18
Moon Apr 6-18
Bell PeppersFrost Jan 30-Feb 13
Moon Jan 30-Feb 5
Frost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 19-May 2
N/A
BroccoliFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 20-27
Frost Mar 14-Apr 4
Moon Mar 21-Apr 4
N/A
CabbageFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 20-27
Frost Mar 14-28
Moon Mar 21-28
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Mar 14-21
Moon Mar 21
Frost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 25-May 5
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Mar 6-21
Moon Mar 8-20
CauliflowerFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 20-27
Frost Mar 14-Apr 4
Moon Mar 21-Apr 4
N/A
CeleryFrost Jan 30-Feb 13
Moon Jan 30-Feb 5
Frost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 19-May 2
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Mar 14-21
Moon Mar 21
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 19-25
CornN/AN/AFrost Apr 25-May 16
Moon Apr 25-May 5
CucumbersFrost Mar 14-21
Moon Mar 21
Frost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 25-May 5
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Apr 11-May 16
Moon Apr 19-May 5
EggplantsFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 20-27
Frost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 25-May 5
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Jan 16-30
Moon Jan 21-30
Frost Feb 20-Mar 14
Moon Feb 20-Mar 7
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Apr 18-May 9
Moon Apr 19-May 5
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jan 30-Feb 13
Moon Jan 30-Feb 5
Frost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 19-May 2
N/A
KaleFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 20-27
Frost Mar 14-Apr 4
Moon Mar 21-Apr 4
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Feb 27-Mar 14
Moon Feb 27-Mar 7
Frost Mar 21-28
Moon Mar 21-28
N/A
LettuceFrost Feb 27-Mar 14
Moon Feb 27-Mar 7
Frost Mar 28-Apr 25
Moon Mar 28-Apr 5, Apr 19-25
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 25-May 5
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Mar 14-Apr 4
Moon Mar 14-20
OreganoFrost Jan 30-Feb 27
Moon Jan 30-Feb 5, Feb 20-27
Frost Apr 11-May 2
Moon Apr 19-May 2
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Mar 14-28
Moon Mar 21-28
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 21-Apr 11
Moon Apr 6-11
PeasN/AN/AFrost Feb 27-Mar 21
Moon Feb 27-Mar 7, Mar 21
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 4-25
Moon Apr 6-18
PumpkinsFrost Mar 21-Apr 4
Moon Mar 21-Apr 4
Frost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 25-May 5
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Feb 13-Mar 6
Moon Feb 13-19
RosemaryFrost Jan 30-Feb 13
Moon Jan 30-Feb 5
Frost Apr 18-May 9
Moon Apr 19-May 5
N/A
SageFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 20-27
Frost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 19-25
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Feb 27-Mar 21
Moon Feb 27-Mar 7, Mar 21
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 2-16
Moon May 6-16
Swiss ChardFrost Feb 27-Mar 14
Moon Feb 27-Mar 7
Frost Mar 21-28
Moon Mar 21-28
N/A
ThymeFrost Jan 30-Feb 27
Moon Jan 30-Feb 5, Feb 20-27
Frost Apr 11-May 2
Moon Apr 19-May 2
N/A
TomatoesFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 20-27
Frost Apr 18-May 9
Moon Apr 19-May 5
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 14-Apr 4
Moon Mar 14-20
WatermelonsFrost Mar 14-21
Moon Mar 21
Frost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 25-May 5
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Apr 25-May 23
Moon Apr 25-May 5, May 19-23
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Apr 25-May 23
Moon Apr 25-May 5, May 19-23