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

Planting Calendar for Campbellsville, KY

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 19 (at GREENSBURG, KY climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Sep 14
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Sep 4
Bell PeppersFrost May 6Frost Jul 1N/A
BroccoliFrost Jul 8Frost Aug 5N/A
CabbageFrost Jun 28Frost Jul 26N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jun 21
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Aug 30
CauliflowerFrost Jul 8Frost Aug 5N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 27Frost Jul 6N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 11
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
EggplantsFrost May 6Frost Jul 1N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
Jalapeño PeppersFrost May 26Frost Jul 21N/A
KaleFrost Jul 28Frost Aug 25N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Aug 30
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Sep 9
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 11
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
PeasN/AN/AFrost Aug 15
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Aug 5
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jun 1
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Sep 14
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Sep 24
Sweet PotatoesFrost May 17Frost Jun 21N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Sep 9
TomatoesFrost May 11Frost Jul 6N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Sep 9
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jun 21
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 6
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 21

Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on April 21 (at GREENSBURG, KY climate station, elevation 583 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 7-16
BasilFrost Feb 23-Mar 9
Moon Mar 2- 9
Frost Apr 21-May 12
Moon Apr 30-May 12
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Apr 7-28
Moon Apr 17-28
Bell PeppersFrost Feb 9-23
Moon Feb 9-16
Frost Apr 28-May 12
Moon Apr 30-May 12
N/A
BroccoliFrost Feb 23-Mar 9
Moon Mar 2- 9
Frost Mar 24-Apr 14
Moon Apr 1-14
N/A
CabbageFrost Feb 23-Mar 9
Moon Mar 2- 9
Frost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Apr 1- 7
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Mar 24-31
Frost May 5-19
Moon May 5-15
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Mar 17-31
Moon Mar 19-31
CauliflowerFrost Feb 23-Mar 9
Moon Mar 2- 9
Frost Mar 24-Apr 14
Moon Apr 1-14
N/A
CeleryFrost Feb 9-23
Moon Feb 9-16
Frost Apr 28-May 12
Moon Apr 30-May 12
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Mar 24-31
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 30-May 5
CornN/AN/AFrost May 5-26
Moon May 5-15
CucumbersFrost Mar 24-31
Frost May 5-19
Moon May 5-15
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Apr 21-May 26
Moon Apr 30-May 15
EggplantsFrost Feb 23-Mar 9
Moon Mar 2- 9
Frost May 5-19
Moon May 5-15
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Apr 28-May 19
Moon Apr 30-May 15
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Feb 9-23
Moon Feb 9-16
Frost Apr 28-May 12
Moon Apr 30-May 12
N/A
KaleFrost Feb 23-Mar 9
Moon Mar 2- 9
Frost Mar 24-Apr 14
Moon Apr 1-14
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 9-18
Frost Mar 31-Apr 7
Moon Apr 1- 7
N/A
LettuceFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 9-18
Frost Apr 7-May 5
Moon Apr 7-16, Apr 30-May 5
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost May 5-19
Moon May 5-15
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Mar 24-Apr 14
Moon Mar 24-31
OreganoFrost Feb 9-Mar 9
Moon Feb 9-16, Mar 2- 9
Frost Apr 21-May 12
Moon Apr 30-May 12
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Apr 1- 7
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 31-Apr 21
Moon Mar 31, Apr 17-21
PeasN/AN/AFrost Mar 9-31
Moon Mar 9-18
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 14-May 5
Moon Apr 17-29
PumpkinsFrost Mar 31-Apr 14
Moon Apr 1-14
Frost May 5-19
Moon May 5-15
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Feb 23-Mar 17
Moon Feb 23-Mar 1
RosemaryFrost Feb 9-23
Moon Feb 9-16
Frost Apr 28-May 19
Moon Apr 30-May 15
N/A
SageFrost Feb 23-Mar 9
Moon Mar 2- 9
Frost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 30-May 5
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Mar 9-31
Moon Mar 9-18
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 12-26
Moon May 16-26
Swiss ChardFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 9-18
Frost Mar 31-Apr 7
Moon Apr 1- 7
N/A
ThymeFrost Feb 9-Mar 9
Moon Feb 9-16, Mar 2- 9
Frost Apr 21-May 12
Moon Apr 30-May 12
N/A
TomatoesFrost Feb 23-Mar 9
Moon Mar 2- 9
Frost Apr 28-May 19
Moon Apr 30-May 15
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 24-Apr 14
Moon Mar 24-31
WatermelonsFrost Mar 24-31
Frost May 5-19
Moon May 5-15
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost May 5-Jun 2
Moon May 5-15, May 30-Jun 2
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost May 5-Jun 2
Moon May 5-15, May 30-Jun 2