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

Planting Calendar for Tallahassee, FL

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 13 (at TALLAHASSEE, FL climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Oct 9
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Sep 29
Bell PeppersFrost May 31Frost Jul 26N/A
BroccoliFrost Aug 2Frost Aug 30N/A
CabbageFrost Jul 23Frost Aug 20N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Sep 24
CauliflowerFrost Aug 2Frost Aug 30N/A
CeleryFrost May 22Frost Jul 31N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Aug 5
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Aug 10
EggplantsFrost May 31Frost Jul 26N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Aug 10
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jun 20Frost Aug 15N/A
KaleFrost Aug 22Frost Sep 19N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Sep 24
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Oct 4
OkraN/AN/AFrost Aug 5
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 10
PeasN/AN/AFrost Sep 9
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Aug 30
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jun 26
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Oct 9
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Oct 19
Sweet PotatoesFrost Jun 11Frost Jul 16N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Oct 4
TomatoesFrost Jun 5Frost Jul 31N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Oct 4
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 31
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Aug 15

Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on March 19 (at TALLAHASSEE, FL climate station, elevation 62 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Mar 4-19
Moon Mar 4-18
BasilFrost Jan 21-Feb 4
Moon Feb 1- 4
Frost Mar 19-Apr 9
Moon Apr 1- 9
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Mar 4-26
Moon Mar 19-26
Bell PeppersFrost Jan 7-21
Moon Jan 7-17
Frost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Apr 1- 9
N/A
BroccoliFrost Jan 21-Feb 4
Moon Feb 1- 4
Frost Feb 18-Mar 11
Moon Mar 2-11
N/A
CabbageFrost Jan 21-Feb 4
Moon Feb 1- 4
Frost Feb 18-Mar 4
Moon Mar 2- 4
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Feb 18-25
Frost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Feb 11-25
Moon Feb 17-25
CauliflowerFrost Jan 21-Feb 4
Moon Feb 1- 4
Frost Feb 18-Mar 11
Moon Mar 2-11
N/A
CeleryFrost Jan 7-21
Moon Jan 7-17
Frost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Apr 1- 9
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Feb 18-25
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
CornN/AN/AFrost Apr 2-23
Moon Apr 2-16
CucumbersFrost Feb 18-25
Frost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Mar 19-Apr 23
Moon Apr 1-16
EggplantsFrost Jan 21-Feb 4
Moon Feb 1- 4
Frost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Mar 26-Apr 16
Moon Apr 1-16
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jan 7-21
Moon Jan 7-17
Frost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Apr 1- 9
N/A
KaleFrost Jan 21-Feb 4
Moon Feb 1- 4
Frost Feb 18-Mar 11
Moon Mar 2-11
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Feb 4-18
Moon Feb 4-16
Frost Feb 25-Mar 4
Moon Mar 2- 4
N/A
LettuceFrost Feb 4-18
Moon Feb 4-16
Frost Mar 4-Apr 2
Moon Mar 4-18, Apr 1- 2
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Feb 18-Mar 11
Moon Feb 18-Mar 1
OreganoFrost Jan 7-Feb 4
Moon Jan 7-17, Feb 1- 4
Frost Mar 19-Apr 9
Moon Apr 1- 9
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Feb 18-Mar 4
Moon Mar 2- 4
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Feb 25-Mar 19
Moon Feb 25-Mar 1, Mar 19
PeasN/AN/AFrost Feb 4-25
Moon Feb 4-16
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Mar 11-Apr 2
Moon Mar 19-31
PumpkinsFrost Feb 25-Mar 11
Moon Mar 2-11
Frost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jan 21-Feb 11
Moon Jan 21-31
RosemaryFrost Jan 7-21
Moon Jan 7-17
Frost Mar 26-Apr 16
Moon Apr 1-16
N/A
SageFrost Jan 21-Feb 4
Moon Feb 1- 4
Frost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Feb 4-25
Moon Feb 4-16
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 17-23
Swiss ChardFrost Feb 4-18
Moon Feb 4-16
Frost Feb 25-Mar 4
Moon Mar 2- 4
N/A
ThymeFrost Jan 7-Feb 4
Moon Jan 7-17, Feb 1- 4
Frost Mar 19-Apr 9
Moon Apr 1- 9
N/A
TomatoesFrost Jan 21-Feb 4
Moon Feb 1- 4
Frost Mar 26-Apr 16
Moon Apr 1-16
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Feb 18-Mar 11
Moon Feb 18-Mar 1
WatermelonsFrost Feb 18-25
Frost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Apr 2-30
Moon Apr 2-16, Apr 30
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Apr 2-30
Moon Apr 2-16, Apr 30