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

Planting Calendar for Newport, 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 November 5 (at NEWPORT, 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

Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on March 25 (at NEWPORT, AR climate station, elevation 229 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Mar 10-25
Moon Mar 21-25
BasilFrost Jan 27-Feb 10
Moon Jan 27-Feb 5
Frost Mar 25-Apr 15
Moon Mar 25-Apr 5
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Mar 10-Apr 1
Moon Mar 10-20
Bell PeppersFrost Jan 13-27
Moon Jan 21-27
Frost Apr 1-15
Moon Apr 1- 5
N/A
BroccoliFrost Jan 27-Feb 10
Moon Jan 27-Feb 5
Frost Feb 24-Mar 18
Moon Feb 24-Mar 7
N/A
CabbageFrost Jan 27-Feb 10
Moon Jan 27-Feb 5
Frost Feb 24-Mar 10
Moon Feb 24-Mar 7
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Feb 24-Mar 3
Moon Feb 24-Mar 3
Frost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 19-22
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Feb 17-Mar 3
Moon Feb 17-19
CauliflowerFrost Jan 27-Feb 10
Moon Jan 27-Feb 5
Frost Feb 24-Mar 18
Moon Feb 24-Mar 7
N/A
CeleryFrost Jan 13-27
Moon Jan 21-27
Frost Apr 1-15
Moon Apr 1- 5
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Feb 24-Mar 3
Moon Feb 24-Mar 3
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Mar 25-Apr 8
Moon Mar 25-Apr 5
CornN/AN/AFrost Apr 8-29
Moon Apr 19-29
CucumbersFrost Feb 24-Mar 3
Moon Feb 24-Mar 3
Frost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 19-22
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Mar 25-Apr 29
Moon Mar 25-Apr 5, Apr 19-29
EggplantsFrost Jan 27-Feb 10
Moon Jan 27-Feb 5
Frost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 19-22
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Dec 30-Jan 13
Moon Dec 30-Jan 6
Frost Feb 3-24
Moon Feb 3- 5, Feb 20-24
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Apr 1-22
Moon Apr 1- 5, Apr 19-22
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jan 13-27
Moon Jan 21-27
Frost Apr 1-15
Moon Apr 1- 5
N/A
KaleFrost Jan 27-Feb 10
Moon Jan 27-Feb 5
Frost Feb 24-Mar 18
Moon Feb 24-Mar 7
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Feb 10-24
Moon Feb 20-24
Frost Mar 3-10
Moon Mar 3- 7
N/A
LettuceFrost Feb 10-24
Moon Feb 20-24
Frost Mar 10-Apr 8
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 19-22
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Feb 24-Mar 18
Moon Mar 8-18
OreganoFrost Jan 13-Feb 10
Moon Jan 21-Feb 5
Frost Mar 25-Apr 15
Moon Mar 25-Apr 5
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Feb 24-Mar 10
Moon Feb 24-Mar 7
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 3-25
Moon Mar 8-20
PeasN/AN/AFrost Feb 10-Mar 3
Moon Feb 20-Mar 3
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Mar 18-Apr 8
Moon Mar 18-20, Apr 6- 8
PumpkinsFrost Mar 3-18
Moon Mar 3- 7
Frost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 19-22
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jan 27-Feb 17
Moon Feb 6-17
RosemaryFrost Jan 13-27
Moon Jan 21-27
Frost Apr 1-22
Moon Apr 1- 5, Apr 19-22
N/A
SageFrost Jan 27-Feb 10
Moon Jan 27-Feb 5
Frost Mar 25-Apr 8
Moon Mar 25-Apr 5
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Feb 10-Mar 3
Moon Feb 20-Mar 3
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 15-18
Swiss ChardFrost Feb 10-24
Moon Feb 20-24
Frost Mar 3-10
Moon Mar 3- 7
N/A
ThymeFrost Jan 13-Feb 10
Moon Jan 21-Feb 5
Frost Mar 25-Apr 15
Moon Mar 25-Apr 5
N/A
TomatoesFrost Jan 27-Feb 10
Moon Jan 27-Feb 5
Frost Apr 1-22
Moon Apr 1- 5, Apr 19-22
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Feb 24-Mar 18
Moon Mar 8-18
WatermelonsFrost Feb 24-Mar 3
Moon Feb 24-Mar 3
Frost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 19-22
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Apr 8-May 6
Moon Apr 19-May 5
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Apr 8-May 6
Moon Apr 19-May 5