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Planting Calendar for Wamego, 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 23 (at WAMEGO 4 W, KS climate station, elevation 1164 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
BasilFrost Feb 25-Mar 11
Moon Feb 25-Mar 7
Frost Apr 23-May 14
Moon Apr 23-May 5
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Apr 9-30
Moon Apr 9-18
Bell PeppersFrost Feb 11-25
Moon Feb 20-25
Frost Apr 30-May 14
Moon Apr 30-May 5
N/A
BroccoliFrost Feb 25-Mar 11
Moon Feb 25-Mar 7
Frost Mar 26-Apr 16
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
N/A
CabbageFrost Feb 25-Mar 11
Moon Feb 25-Mar 7
Frost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Mar 26-Apr 2
Moon Mar 26-Apr 2
Frost May 7-21
Moon May 19-21
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Mar 19-20
CauliflowerFrost Feb 25-Mar 11
Moon Feb 25-Mar 7
Frost Mar 26-Apr 16
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
N/A
CeleryFrost Feb 11-25
Moon Feb 20-25
Frost Apr 30-May 14
Moon Apr 30-May 5
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Mar 26-Apr 2
Moon Mar 26-Apr 2
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 23-May 5
CornN/AN/AFrost May 7-28
Moon May 19-28
CucumbersFrost Mar 26-Apr 2
Moon Mar 26-Apr 2
Frost May 7-21
Moon May 19-21
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Apr 23-May 28
Moon Apr 23-May 5, May 19-28
EggplantsFrost Feb 25-Mar 11
Moon Feb 25-Mar 7
Frost May 7-21
Moon May 19-21
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Jan 28-Feb 11
Moon Jan 28-Feb 5
Frost Mar 4-26
Moon Mar 4- 7, Mar 21-26
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Apr 30-May 21
Moon Apr 30-May 5, May 19-21
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Feb 11-25
Moon Feb 20-25
Frost Apr 30-May 14
Moon Apr 30-May 5
N/A
KaleFrost Feb 25-Mar 11
Moon Feb 25-Mar 7
Frost Mar 26-Apr 16
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Mar 11-26
Moon Mar 21-26
Frost Apr 2- 9
Moon Apr 2- 5
N/A
LettuceFrost Mar 11-26
Moon Mar 21-26
Frost Apr 9-May 7
Moon Apr 19-May 5
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost May 7-21
Moon May 19-21
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Mar 26-Apr 16
Moon Apr 6-16
OreganoFrost Feb 11-Mar 11
Moon Feb 20-Mar 7
Frost Apr 23-May 14
Moon Apr 23-May 5
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 2-23
Moon Apr 6-18
PeasN/AN/AFrost Mar 11-Apr 2
Moon Mar 21-Apr 2
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 16-18, May 6- 7
PumpkinsFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2- 5
Frost May 7-21
Moon May 19-21
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Feb 25-Mar 19
Moon Mar 8-11, Mar 13-19
RosemaryFrost Feb 11-25
Moon Feb 20-25
Frost Apr 30-May 21
Moon Apr 30-May 5, May 19-21
N/A
SageFrost Feb 25-Mar 11
Moon Feb 25-Mar 7
Frost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 23-May 5
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Mar 11-Apr 2
Moon Mar 21-Apr 2
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 14-28
Moon May 14-18
Swiss ChardFrost Mar 11-26
Moon Mar 21-26
Frost Apr 2- 9
Moon Apr 2- 5
N/A
ThymeFrost Feb 11-Mar 11
Moon Feb 20-Mar 7
Frost Apr 23-May 14
Moon Apr 23-May 5
N/A
TomatoesFrost Feb 25-Mar 11
Moon Feb 25-Mar 7
Frost Apr 30-May 21
Moon Apr 30-May 5, May 19-21
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 26-Apr 16
Moon Apr 6-16
WatermelonsFrost Mar 26-Apr 2
Moon Mar 26-Apr 2
Frost May 7-21
Moon May 19-21
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost May 7-Jun 4
Moon May 19-Jun 3
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost May 7-Jun 4
Moon May 19-Jun 3

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on October 14 (at WAMEGO 4 W, KS climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Sep 9
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Aug 30
Bell PeppersFrost May 1Frost Jun 26N/A
BroccoliFrost Jul 3Frost Jul 31N/A
CabbageFrost Jun 23Frost Jul 21N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jun 16
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Aug 25
CauliflowerFrost Jul 3Frost Jul 31N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 22Frost Jul 1N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 6
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jul 11
EggplantsFrost May 1Frost Jun 26N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Aug 15
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 11
Jalapeño PeppersFrost May 21Frost Jul 16N/A
KaleFrost Jul 23Frost Aug 20N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Aug 25
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Sep 4
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 6
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 11
PeasN/AN/AFrost Aug 10
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 31
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost May 27
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Sep 9
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Sep 19
Sweet PotatoesFrost May 12Frost Jun 16N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Sep 4
TomatoesFrost May 6Frost Jul 1N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Sep 4
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jun 16
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 1
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 16