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

Planting Calendar for Larned, 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 Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on April 22 (at LARNED, KS climate station, elevation 1994 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 19-22
BasilFrost Feb 24-Mar 10
Moon Feb 24-Mar 7
Frost Apr 22-May 13
Moon Apr 22-May 5
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Apr 8-29
Moon Apr 8-18
Bell PeppersFrost Feb 10-24
Moon Feb 20-24
Frost Apr 29-May 13
Moon Apr 29-May 5
N/A
BroccoliFrost Feb 24-Mar 10
Moon Feb 24-Mar 7
Frost Mar 25-Apr 15
Moon Mar 25-Apr 5
N/A
CabbageFrost Feb 24-Mar 10
Moon Feb 24-Mar 7
Frost Mar 25-Apr 8
Moon Mar 25-Apr 5
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Mar 25-Apr 1
Moon Mar 25-Apr 1
Frost May 6-20
Moon May 19-20
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Mar 18-Apr 1
Moon Mar 18-20
CauliflowerFrost Feb 24-Mar 10
Moon Feb 24-Mar 7
Frost Mar 25-Apr 15
Moon Mar 25-Apr 5
N/A
CeleryFrost Feb 10-24
Moon Feb 20-24
Frost Apr 29-May 13
Moon Apr 29-May 5
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Mar 25-Apr 1
Moon Mar 25-Apr 1
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Apr 22-May 6
Moon Apr 22-May 5
CornN/AN/AFrost May 6-27
Moon May 19-27
CucumbersFrost Mar 25-Apr 1
Moon Mar 25-Apr 1
Frost May 6-20
Moon May 19-20
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Apr 22-May 27
Moon Apr 22-May 5, May 19-27
EggplantsFrost Feb 24-Mar 10
Moon Feb 24-Mar 7
Frost May 6-20
Moon May 19-20
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Jan 27-Feb 10
Moon Jan 27-Feb 5
Frost Mar 3-25
Moon Mar 3- 7, Mar 21-25
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Apr 29-May 20
Moon Apr 29-May 5, May 19-20
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Feb 10-24
Moon Feb 20-24
Frost Apr 29-May 13
Moon Apr 29-May 5
N/A
KaleFrost Feb 24-Mar 10
Moon Feb 24-Mar 7
Frost Mar 25-Apr 15
Moon Mar 25-Apr 5
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Mar 10-25
Moon Mar 21-25
Frost Apr 1- 8
Moon Apr 1- 5
N/A
LettuceFrost Mar 10-25
Moon Mar 21-25
Frost Apr 8-May 6
Moon Apr 19-May 5
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost May 6-20
Moon May 19-20
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Mar 25-Apr 15
Moon Apr 6-15
OreganoFrost Feb 10-Mar 10
Moon Feb 20-Mar 7
Frost Apr 22-May 13
Moon Apr 22-May 5
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Mar 25-Apr 8
Moon Mar 25-Apr 5
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 1-22
Moon Apr 6-18
PeasN/AN/AFrost Mar 10-Apr 1
Moon Mar 21-Apr 1
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 15-May 6
Moon Apr 15-18, May 6
PumpkinsFrost Apr 1-15
Moon Apr 1- 5
Frost May 6-20
Moon May 19-20
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Feb 24-Mar 18
Moon Mar 8-18
RosemaryFrost Feb 10-24
Moon Feb 20-24
Frost Apr 29-May 20
Moon Apr 29-May 5, May 19-20
N/A
SageFrost Feb 24-Mar 10
Moon Feb 24-Mar 7
Frost Apr 22-May 6
Moon Apr 22-May 5
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Mar 10-Apr 1
Moon Mar 21-Apr 1
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 13-27
Moon May 13-18
Swiss ChardFrost Mar 10-25
Moon Mar 21-25
Frost Apr 1- 8
Moon Apr 1- 5
N/A
ThymeFrost Feb 10-Mar 10
Moon Feb 20-Mar 7
Frost Apr 22-May 13
Moon Apr 22-May 5
N/A
TomatoesFrost Feb 24-Mar 10
Moon Feb 24-Mar 7
Frost Apr 29-May 20
Moon Apr 29-May 5, May 19-20
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 25-Apr 15
Moon Apr 6-15
WatermelonsFrost Mar 25-Apr 1
Moon Mar 25-Apr 1
Frost May 6-20
Moon May 19-20
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost May 6-Jun 3
Moon May 19-Jun 3
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost May 6-Jun 3
Moon May 19-Jun 3

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on October 21 (at LARNED, KS climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Sep 16
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Sep 6
Bell PeppersFrost May 8Frost Jul 3N/A
BroccoliFrost Jul 10Frost Aug 7N/A
CabbageFrost Jun 30Frost Jul 28N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jun 23
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Sep 1
CauliflowerFrost Jul 10Frost Aug 7N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 29Frost Jul 8N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 13
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jul 18
EggplantsFrost May 8Frost Jul 3N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Aug 22
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 18
Jalapeño PeppersFrost May 28Frost Jul 23N/A
KaleFrost Jul 30Frost Aug 27N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Sep 1
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Sep 11
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 13
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 18
PeasN/AN/AFrost Aug 17
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Aug 7
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jun 3
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Sep 16
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Sep 26
Sweet PotatoesFrost May 19Frost Jun 23N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Sep 11
TomatoesFrost May 13Frost Jul 8N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Sep 11
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jun 23
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 8
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 23