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

Planting Calendar for Vanderhoof, 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 July 3 (at FORT ST JAMES, BC climate station, elevation 2267 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jun 19-Jul 3
Moon Jun 19-Jul 3
BasilFrost May 8-22
Moon May 19-22
Frost Jul 3-24
Moon Jul 3, Jul 18-24
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jun 19-Jul 10
Moon Jul 4-10
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 24-May 5
Frost Jul 10-24
Moon Jul 17-24
N/A
BroccoliFrost May 8-22
Moon May 19-22
Frost Jun 5-26
Moon Jun 17-26
N/A
CabbageFrost May 8-22
Moon May 19-22
Frost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 17-19
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Jun 5-12
Frost Jul 17-31
Moon Jul 17-31
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 29-Jun 12
Moon Jun 4-12
CauliflowerFrost May 8-22
Moon May 19-22
Frost Jun 5-26
Moon Jun 17-26
N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 24-May 5
Frost Jul 10-24
Moon Jul 17-24
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Jun 5-12
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jul 3-17
Moon Jul 3
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 17-Aug 7
Moon Jul 17-Aug 1
CucumbersFrost Jun 5-12
Frost Jul 17-31
Moon Jul 17-31
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jul 3-Aug 7
Moon Jul 3, Jul 18-Aug 1
EggplantsFrost May 8-22
Moon May 19-22
Frost Jul 17-31
Moon Jul 17-31
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 19-24
Frost May 15-Jun 5
Moon May 19-Jun 3
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 10-31
Moon Jul 17-31
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 24-May 5
Frost Jul 10-24
Moon Jul 17-24
N/A
KaleFrost May 8-22
Moon May 19-22
Frost Jun 5-26
Moon Jun 17-26
N/A
KohlrabiFrost May 22-Jun 5
Moon May 22-Jun 3
Frost Jun 12-19
Moon Jun 17-19
N/A
LettuceFrost May 22-Jun 5
Moon May 22-Jun 3
Frost Jun 19-Jul 17
Moon Jun 19-Jul 3, Jul 17
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 17-31
Moon Jul 17-31
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Jun 5-26
Moon Jun 5-16
OreganoFrost Apr 24-May 22
Moon Apr 24-May 5, May 19-22
Frost Jul 3-24
Moon Jul 3, Jul 18-24
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 17-19
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 12-Jul 3
Moon Jun 12-16
PeasN/AN/AFrost May 22-Jun 12
Moon May 22-Jun 3
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 26-Jul 17
Moon Jul 4-16
PumpkinsFrost Jun 12-26
Moon Jun 17-26
Frost Jul 17-31
Moon Jul 17-31
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost May 8-29
Moon May 8-18
RosemaryFrost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 24-May 5
Frost Jul 10-31
Moon Jul 17-31
N/A
SageFrost May 8-22
Moon May 19-22
Frost Jul 3-17
Moon Jul 3
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost May 22-Jun 12
Moon May 22-Jun 3
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 24-Aug 7
Moon Aug 2- 7
Swiss ChardFrost May 22-Jun 5
Moon May 22-Jun 3
Frost Jun 12-19
Moon Jun 17-19
N/A
ThymeFrost Apr 24-May 22
Moon Apr 24-May 5, May 19-22
Frost Jul 3-24
Moon Jul 3, Jul 18-24
N/A
TomatoesFrost May 8-22
Moon May 19-22
Frost Jul 10-31
Moon Jul 17-31
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 5-26
Moon Jun 5-16
WatermelonsFrost Jun 5-12
Frost Jul 17-31
Moon Jul 17-31
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 17-Aug 14
Moon Jul 17-Aug 1
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 17-Aug 14
Moon Jul 17-Aug 1

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on August 3 (at FORT ST JAMES, BC climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost July 3
BeetsN/AN/AFrost July 10
Bell PeppersFrost Feb 17Frost July 24N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 22Frost June 26N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 12Frost June 19N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 31
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jun 14
CauliflowerFrost Apr 22Frost June 26N/A
CeleryFrost Feb 8Frost July 24N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost August 7
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 31
EggplantsFrost Feb 17Frost July 31N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost June 5
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 31
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 9Frost July 24N/A
KaleFrost May 12Frost June 26N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost June 19
LettuceN/AN/AFrost July 17
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 31
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost July 3
PeasN/AN/AFrost June 12
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost July 17
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 31
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jun 29
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Jul 9
Sweet PotatoesFrost Feb 28Frost August 7N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jun 24
TomatoesFrost Feb 22Frost July 31N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost June 26
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 31
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost August 14
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost August 14