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Planting Calendar for Magnolia, 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 Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on April 6 (at MAGNOLIA, AR climate station, elevation 370 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Mar 23-Apr 6
Moon Mar 23-Apr 5
BasilFrost Feb 8-22
Moon Feb 20-22
Frost Apr 6-27
Moon Apr 19-27
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Mar 23-Apr 13
Moon Apr 6-13
Bell PeppersFrost Jan 25-Feb 8
Moon Jan 25-Feb 5
Frost Apr 13-27
Moon Apr 19-27
N/A
BroccoliFrost Feb 8-22
Moon Feb 20-22
Frost Mar 8-30
Moon Mar 21-30
N/A
CabbageFrost Feb 8-22
Moon Feb 20-22
Frost Mar 8-23
Moon Mar 21-23
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Mar 8-16
Frost Apr 20-May 4
Moon Apr 20-May 4
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Mar 1-16
Moon Mar 8-16
CauliflowerFrost Feb 8-22
Moon Feb 20-22
Frost Mar 8-30
Moon Mar 21-30
N/A
CeleryFrost Jan 25-Feb 8
Moon Jan 25-Feb 5
Frost Apr 13-27
Moon Apr 19-27
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Mar 8-16
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Apr 6-20
Moon Apr 19-20
CornN/AN/AFrost Apr 20-May 11
Moon Apr 20-May 5
CucumbersFrost Mar 8-16
Frost Apr 20-May 4
Moon Apr 20-May 4
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Apr 6-May 11
Moon Apr 19-May 5
EggplantsFrost Feb 8-22
Moon Feb 20-22
Frost Apr 20-May 4
Moon Apr 20-May 4
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Jan 11-25
Moon Jan 21-25
Frost Feb 15-Mar 8
Moon Feb 20-Mar 7
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Apr 13-May 4
Moon Apr 19-May 4
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jan 25-Feb 8
Moon Jan 25-Feb 5
Frost Apr 13-27
Moon Apr 19-27
N/A
KaleFrost Feb 8-22
Moon Feb 20-22
Frost Mar 8-30
Moon Mar 21-30
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Feb 22-Mar 8
Moon Feb 22-Mar 7
Frost Mar 16-23
Moon Mar 21-23
N/A
LettuceFrost Feb 22-Mar 8
Moon Feb 22-Mar 7
Frost Mar 23-Apr 20
Moon Mar 23-Apr 5, Apr 19-20
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Apr 20-May 4
Moon Apr 20-May 4
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Mar 8-30
Moon Mar 8-20
OreganoFrost Jan 25-Feb 22
Moon Jan 25-Feb 5, Feb 20-22
Frost Apr 6-27
Moon Apr 19-27
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Mar 8-23
Moon Mar 21-23
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 16-Apr 6
Moon Mar 16-20, Apr 6
PeasN/AN/AFrost Feb 22-Mar 16
Moon Feb 22-Mar 7
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Mar 30-Apr 20
Moon Apr 6-18
PumpkinsFrost Mar 16-30
Moon Mar 21-30
Frost Apr 20-May 4
Moon Apr 20-May 4
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Feb 8-Mar 1
Moon Feb 8-19
RosemaryFrost Jan 25-Feb 8
Moon Jan 25-Feb 5
Frost Apr 13-May 4
Moon Apr 19-May 4
N/A
SageFrost Feb 8-22
Moon Feb 20-22
Frost Apr 6-20
Moon Apr 19-20
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Feb 22-Mar 16
Moon Feb 22-Mar 7
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 27-May 11
Moon May 6-11
Swiss ChardFrost Feb 22-Mar 8
Moon Feb 22-Mar 7
Frost Mar 16-23
Moon Mar 21-23
N/A
ThymeFrost Jan 25-Feb 22
Moon Jan 25-Feb 5, Feb 20-22
Frost Apr 6-27
Moon Apr 19-27
N/A
TomatoesFrost Feb 8-22
Moon Feb 20-22
Frost Apr 13-May 4
Moon Apr 19-May 4
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 8-30
Moon Mar 8-20
WatermelonsFrost Mar 8-16
Frost Apr 20-May 4
Moon Apr 20-May 4
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Apr 20-May 18
Moon Apr 20-May 5
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Apr 20-May 18
Moon Apr 20-May 5

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on October 28 (at MAGNOLIA, AR climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Sep 23
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Sep 13
Bell PeppersFrost May 15Frost Jul 10N/A
BroccoliFrost Jul 17Frost Aug 14N/A
CabbageFrost Jul 7Frost Aug 4N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jun 30
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Sep 8
CauliflowerFrost Jul 17Frost Aug 14N/A
CeleryFrost May 6Frost Jul 15N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 20
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jul 25
EggplantsFrost May 15Frost Jul 10N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Aug 29
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 25
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jun 4Frost Jul 30N/A
KaleFrost Aug 6Frost Sep 3N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Sep 8
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Sep 18
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 20
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 25
PeasN/AN/AFrost Aug 24
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Aug 14
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jun 10
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Sep 23
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Oct 3
Sweet PotatoesFrost May 26Frost Jun 30N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Sep 18
TomatoesFrost May 20Frost Jul 15N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Sep 18
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jun 30
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 15
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 30