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Planting Calendar for Marianna, 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 March 26 (at MARIANNA 2 S, AR climate station, elevation 232 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Mar 11-26
Moon Mar 21-26
BasilFrost Jan 28-Feb 11
Moon Jan 28-Feb 5
Frost Mar 26-Apr 16
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Mar 11-Apr 2
Moon Mar 11-20
Bell PeppersFrost Jan 14-28
Moon Jan 21-28
Frost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2- 5
N/A
BroccoliFrost Jan 28-Feb 11
Moon Jan 28-Feb 5
Frost Feb 25-Mar 19
Moon Feb 25-Mar 7
N/A
CabbageFrost Jan 28-Feb 11
Moon Jan 28-Feb 5
Frost Feb 25-Mar 11
Moon Feb 25-Mar 7
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Feb 25-Mar 4
Moon Feb 25-Mar 4
Frost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Feb 18-Mar 4
Moon Feb 18-19
CauliflowerFrost Jan 28-Feb 11
Moon Jan 28-Feb 5
Frost Feb 25-Mar 19
Moon Feb 25-Mar 7
N/A
CeleryFrost Jan 14-28
Moon Jan 21-28
Frost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2- 5
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Feb 25-Mar 4
Moon Feb 25-Mar 4
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
CornN/AN/AFrost Apr 9-30
Moon Apr 19-30
CucumbersFrost Feb 25-Mar 4
Moon Feb 25-Mar 4
Frost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Mar 26-Apr 30
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5, Apr 19-30
EggplantsFrost Jan 28-Feb 11
Moon Jan 28-Feb 5
Frost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Dec 31-Jan 14
Moon Dec 31-Jan 6
Frost Feb 4-25
Moon Feb 4- 5, Feb 20-25
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Apr 2-23
Moon Apr 2- 5, Apr 19-23
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jan 14-28
Moon Jan 21-28
Frost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2- 5
N/A
KaleFrost Jan 28-Feb 11
Moon Jan 28-Feb 5
Frost Feb 25-Mar 19
Moon Feb 25-Mar 7
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Feb 11-25
Moon Feb 20-25
Frost Mar 4-11
Moon Mar 4- 7
N/A
LettuceFrost Feb 11-25
Moon Feb 20-25
Frost Mar 11-Apr 9
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Feb 25-Mar 19
Moon Mar 8-11, Mar 13-19
OreganoFrost Jan 14-Feb 11
Moon Jan 21-Feb 5
Frost Mar 26-Apr 16
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Feb 25-Mar 11
Moon Feb 25-Mar 7
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 4-26
Moon Mar 8-20
PeasN/AN/AFrost Feb 11-Mar 4
Moon Feb 20-Mar 4
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Mar 19-Apr 9
Moon Mar 19-20, Apr 6- 9
PumpkinsFrost Mar 4-19
Moon Mar 4- 7
Frost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jan 28-Feb 18
Moon Feb 6-18
RosemaryFrost Jan 14-28
Moon Jan 21-28
Frost Apr 2-23
Moon Apr 2- 5, Apr 19-23
N/A
SageFrost Jan 28-Feb 11
Moon Jan 28-Feb 5
Frost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Feb 11-Mar 4
Moon Feb 20-Mar 4
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16-18
Swiss ChardFrost Feb 11-25
Moon Feb 20-25
Frost Mar 4-11
Moon Mar 4- 7
N/A
ThymeFrost Jan 14-Feb 11
Moon Jan 21-Feb 5
Frost Mar 26-Apr 16
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
N/A
TomatoesFrost Jan 28-Feb 11
Moon Jan 28-Feb 5
Frost Apr 2-23
Moon Apr 2- 5, Apr 19-23
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Feb 25-Mar 19
Moon Mar 8-11, Mar 13-19
WatermelonsFrost Feb 25-Mar 4
Moon Feb 25-Mar 4
Frost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Apr 9-May 7
Moon Apr 19-May 5
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Apr 9-May 7
Moon Apr 19-May 5

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on November 5 (at MARIANNA 2 S, AR climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Oct 1
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Sep 21
Bell PeppersFrost May 23Frost Jul 18N/A
BroccoliFrost Jul 25Frost Aug 22N/A
CabbageFrost Jul 15Frost Aug 12N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jul 8
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Sep 16
CauliflowerFrost Jul 25Frost Aug 22N/A
CeleryFrost May 14Frost Jul 23N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 28
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Aug 2
EggplantsFrost May 23Frost Jul 18N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Sep 6
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Aug 2
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jun 12Frost Aug 7N/A
KaleFrost Aug 14Frost Sep 11N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Sep 16
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Sep 26
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 28
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 2
PeasN/AN/AFrost Sep 1
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Aug 22
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jun 18
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Oct 1
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Oct 11
Sweet PotatoesFrost Jun 3Frost Jul 8N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Sep 26
TomatoesFrost May 28Frost Jul 23N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Sep 26
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jul 8
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 23
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Aug 7