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

Planting Calendar for Portage La Prairie, MB

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 May 22 (at PORTAGE SOUTHPORT A, MB climate station, elevation 882 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 8-22
Moon May 19-22
BasilFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost May 22-Jun 12
Moon May 22-Jun 3
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 8-29
Moon May 8-18
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 13-27
Moon Mar 21-27
Frost May 29-Jun 12
Moon May 29-Jun 3
N/A
BroccoliFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost Apr 24-May 15
Moon Apr 24-May 5
N/A
CabbageFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 24-May 5
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Apr 24-May 1
Moon Apr 24-May 1
Frost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 17-19
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 17-18
CauliflowerFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost Apr 24-May 15
Moon Apr 24-May 5
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 13-27
Moon Mar 21-27
Frost May 29-Jun 12
Moon May 29-Jun 3
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 1
Moon Apr 24-May 1
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost May 22-Jun 5
Moon May 22-Jun 3
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 5-26
Moon Jun 17-26
CucumbersFrost Apr 24-May 1
Moon Apr 24-May 1
Frost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 17-19
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost May 22-Jun 26
Moon May 22-Jun 3, Jun 17-26
EggplantsFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 17-19
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Feb 26-Mar 13
Moon Feb 26-Mar 7
Frost Apr 3-24
Moon Apr 3- 5, Apr 19-24
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost May 29-Jun 19
Moon May 29-Jun 3, Jun 17-19
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 13-27
Moon Mar 21-27
Frost May 29-Jun 12
Moon May 29-Jun 3
N/A
KaleFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost Apr 24-May 15
Moon Apr 24-May 5
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 19-24
Frost May 1- 8
Moon May 1- 5
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 19-24
Frost May 8-Jun 5
Moon May 19-Jun 3
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 17-19
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 15
Moon May 6-15
OreganoFrost Mar 13-Apr 10
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
Frost May 22-Jun 12
Moon May 22-Jun 3
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 24-May 5
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 1-22
Moon May 6-18
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 10-May 1
Moon Apr 19-May 1
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 15-Jun 5
Moon May 15-18, Jun 4- 5
PumpkinsFrost May 1-15
Moon May 1- 5
Frost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 17-19
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Mar 27-Apr 17
Moon Apr 6-17
RosemaryFrost Mar 13-27
Moon Mar 21-27
Frost May 29-Jun 19
Moon May 29-Jun 3, Jun 17-19
N/A
SageFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost May 22-Jun 5
Moon May 22-Jun 3
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 10-May 1
Moon Apr 19-May 1
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 12-26
Moon Jun 12-16
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 19-24
Frost May 1- 8
Moon May 1- 5
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 13-Apr 10
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
Frost May 22-Jun 12
Moon May 22-Jun 3
N/A
TomatoesFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost May 29-Jun 19
Moon May 29-Jun 3, Jun 17-19
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 15
Moon May 6-15
WatermelonsFrost Apr 24-May 1
Moon Apr 24-May 1
Frost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 17-19
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 5-Jul 3
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 5-Jul 3
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on September 19 (at PORTAGE SOUTHPORT A, MB climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Aug 15
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Aug 5
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 6Frost June 12N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 8Frost Jul 6N/A
CabbageFrost May 29Frost Jun 26N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost June 19
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 31
CauliflowerFrost Jun 8Frost Jul 6N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 28Frost June 12N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost June 26
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost June 19
EggplantsFrost Apr 6Frost June 19N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Jul 21
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost June 19
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 26Frost Jun 21N/A
KaleFrost Jun 28Frost Jul 26N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 31
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Aug 10
OkraN/AN/AFrost June 19
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 16
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 6
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost June 19
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 15
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 25
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 17Frost June 26N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 10
TomatoesFrost Apr 11Frost June 19N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 10
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost June 19
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 3
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 3