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

Planting Calendar for Kitimat, BC

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 May 5 (at KITIMAT TOWNSITE, BC climate station, elevation 419 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 21-May 5
BasilFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 21-24
Frost May 5-26
Moon May 5, May 20-26
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Apr 21-May 12
Moon May 6-12
Bell PeppersFrost Feb 23-Mar 9
Moon Feb 23-Mar 7
Frost May 12-26
Moon May 19-26
N/A
BroccoliFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 21-24
Frost Apr 7-28
Moon Apr 19-28
N/A
CabbageFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 21-24
Frost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 19-21
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Apr 7-14
Frost May 19-Jun 2
Moon May 19-Jun 2
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Mar 31-Apr 14
Moon Apr 6-14
CauliflowerFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 21-24
Frost Apr 7-28
Moon Apr 19-28
N/A
CeleryFrost Feb 23-Mar 9
Moon Feb 23-Mar 7
Frost May 12-26
Moon May 19-26
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Apr 7-14
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost May 5-19
Moon May 5
CornN/AN/AFrost May 19-Jun 9
Moon May 19-Jun 3
CucumbersFrost Apr 7-14
Frost May 19-Jun 2
Moon May 19-Jun 2
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost May 5-Jun 9
Moon May 5, May 20-Jun 3
EggplantsFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 21-24
Frost May 19-Jun 2
Moon May 19-Jun 2
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Feb 9-23
Moon Feb 20-23
Frost Mar 17-Apr 7
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost May 12-Jun 2
Moon May 19-Jun 2
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Feb 23-Mar 9
Moon Feb 23-Mar 7
Frost May 12-26
Moon May 19-26
N/A
KaleFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 21-24
Frost Apr 7-28
Moon Apr 19-28
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Mar 24-Apr 5
Frost Apr 14-21
Moon Apr 19-21
N/A
LettuceFrost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Mar 24-Apr 5
Frost Apr 21-May 19
Moon Apr 21-May 5, May 19
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost May 19-Jun 2
Moon May 19-Jun 2
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Apr 7-28
Moon Apr 7-18
OreganoFrost Feb 23-Mar 24
Moon Feb 23-Mar 7, Mar 21-24
Frost May 5-26
Moon May 5, May 20-26
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 19-21
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 14-May 5
Moon Apr 14-18
PeasN/AN/AFrost Mar 24-Apr 14
Moon Mar 24-Apr 5
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 28-May 19
Moon May 6-18
PumpkinsFrost Apr 14-28
Moon Apr 19-28
Frost May 19-Jun 2
Moon May 19-Jun 2
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Mar 9-31
Moon Mar 9-20
RosemaryFrost Feb 23-Mar 9
Moon Feb 23-Mar 7
Frost May 12-Jun 2
Moon May 19-Jun 2
N/A
SageFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 21-24
Frost May 5-19
Moon May 5
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Mar 24-Apr 14
Moon Mar 24-Apr 5
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 26-Jun 9
Moon Jun 4- 9
Swiss ChardFrost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Mar 24-Apr 5
Frost Apr 14-21
Moon Apr 19-21
N/A
ThymeFrost Feb 23-Mar 24
Moon Feb 23-Mar 7, Mar 21-24
Frost May 5-26
Moon May 5, May 20-26
N/A
TomatoesFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 21-24
Frost May 12-Jun 2
Moon May 19-Jun 2
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 7-28
Moon Apr 7-18
WatermelonsFrost Apr 7-14
Frost May 19-Jun 2
Moon May 19-Jun 2
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost May 19-Jun 16
Moon May 19-Jun 3
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost May 19-Jun 16
Moon May 19-Jun 3

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on October 10 (at KITIMAT TOWNSITE, BC climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Sep 5
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Aug 26
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 27Frost Jun 22N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 29Frost Jul 27N/A
CabbageFrost Jun 19Frost Jul 17N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jun 12
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Aug 21
CauliflowerFrost Jun 29Frost Jul 27N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 18Frost Jun 27N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 2
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jul 7
EggplantsFrost Apr 27Frost Jun 22N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Aug 11
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 7
Jalapeño PeppersFrost May 17Frost Jul 12N/A
KaleFrost Jul 19Frost Aug 16N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Aug 21
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Aug 31
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 2
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 7
PeasN/AN/AFrost Aug 6
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 27
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost June 2
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Sep 5
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Sep 15
Sweet PotatoesFrost May 8Frost Jun 12N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 31
TomatoesFrost May 2Frost Jun 27N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 31
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jun 12
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 27
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 12