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

Planting Calendar for Frontenac, KS

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 October 25 (at PITTSBURG, KS climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Sep 20
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Sep 10
Bell PeppersFrost May 12Frost Jul 7N/A
BroccoliFrost Jul 14Frost Aug 11N/A
CabbageFrost Jul 4Frost Aug 1N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jun 27
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Sep 5
CauliflowerFrost Jul 14Frost Aug 11N/A
CeleryFrost May 3Frost Jul 12N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 17
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jul 22
EggplantsFrost May 12Frost Jul 7N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Aug 26
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 22
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jun 1Frost Jul 27N/A
KaleFrost Aug 3Frost Aug 31N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Sep 5
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Sep 15
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 17
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 22
PeasN/AN/AFrost Aug 21
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Aug 11
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jun 7
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Sep 20
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Sep 30
Sweet PotatoesFrost May 23Frost Jun 27N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Sep 15
TomatoesFrost May 17Frost Jul 12N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Sep 15
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jun 27
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 12
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 27

Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on April 14 (at PITTSBURG, KS climate station, elevation 908 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Mar 31-Apr 14
Moon Mar 31-Apr 5
BasilFrost Feb 16-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Apr 14-May 5
Moon Apr 19-May 5
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Mar 31-Apr 21
Moon Apr 6-18
Bell PeppersFrost Feb 2-16
Moon Feb 2- 5
Frost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 21-May 5
N/A
BroccoliFrost Feb 16-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Mar 17-Apr 7
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
N/A
CabbageFrost Feb 16-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Mar 17-31
Moon Mar 21-31
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Mar 17-24
Moon Mar 21-24
Frost Apr 28-May 12
Moon Apr 28-May 5
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 9-20
CauliflowerFrost Feb 16-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Mar 17-Apr 7
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
N/A
CeleryFrost Feb 2-16
Moon Feb 2- 5
Frost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 21-May 5
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Mar 17-24
Moon Mar 21-24
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Apr 14-28
Moon Apr 19-28
CornN/AN/AFrost Apr 28-May 19
Moon Apr 28-May 5, May 19
CucumbersFrost Mar 17-24
Moon Mar 21-24
Frost Apr 28-May 12
Moon Apr 28-May 5
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Apr 14-May 19
Moon Apr 19-May 5
EggplantsFrost Feb 16-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Apr 28-May 12
Moon Apr 28-May 5
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Jan 19-Feb 2
Moon Jan 21-Feb 2
Frost Feb 23-Mar 17
Moon Feb 23-Mar 7
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Apr 21-May 12
Moon Apr 21-May 5
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Feb 2-16
Moon Feb 2- 5
Frost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 21-May 5
N/A
KaleFrost Feb 16-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Mar 17-Apr 7
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Mar 2-17
Moon Mar 2- 7
Frost Mar 24-31
Moon Mar 24-31
N/A
LettuceFrost Mar 2-17
Moon Mar 2- 7
Frost Mar 31-Apr 28
Moon Mar 31-Apr 5, Apr 19-28
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Apr 28-May 12
Moon Apr 28-May 5
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Mar 17-Apr 7
Moon Mar 17-20, Apr 6- 7
OreganoFrost Feb 2-Mar 2
Moon Feb 2- 5, Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Apr 14-May 5
Moon Apr 19-May 5
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Mar 17-31
Moon Mar 21-31
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 24-Apr 14
Moon Apr 6-14
PeasN/AN/AFrost Mar 2-24
Moon Mar 2- 7, Mar 21-24
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 7-28
Moon Apr 7-18
PumpkinsFrost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Mar 24-Apr 5
Frost Apr 28-May 12
Moon Apr 28-May 5
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Feb 16-Mar 9
Moon Feb 16-19, Mar 8- 9
RosemaryFrost Feb 2-16
Moon Feb 2- 5
Frost Apr 21-May 12
Moon Apr 21-May 5
N/A
SageFrost Feb 16-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Apr 14-28
Moon Apr 19-28
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Mar 2-24
Moon Mar 2- 7, Mar 21-24
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 5-19
Moon May 6-18
Swiss ChardFrost Mar 2-17
Moon Mar 2- 7
Frost Mar 24-31
Moon Mar 24-31
N/A
ThymeFrost Feb 2-Mar 2
Moon Feb 2- 5, Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Apr 14-May 5
Moon Apr 19-May 5
N/A
TomatoesFrost Feb 16-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Apr 21-May 12
Moon Apr 21-May 5
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 17-Apr 7
Moon Mar 17-20, Apr 6- 7
WatermelonsFrost Mar 17-24
Moon Mar 21-24
Frost Apr 28-May 12
Moon Apr 28-May 5
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Apr 28-May 26
Moon Apr 28-May 5, May 19-26
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Apr 28-May 26
Moon Apr 28-May 5, May 19-26