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

Planting Calendar for Thompson, 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 June 18 (at THOMPSON A, MB climate station, elevation 731 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jun 4-18
Moon Jun 17-18
BasilFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 23-May 5
Frost Jun 18-Jul 9
Moon Jun 18-Jul 3
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jun 4-25
Moon Jun 4-16
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
Frost Jun 25-Jul 9
Moon Jun 25-Jul 3
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 23-May 5
Frost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 21-Jun 3
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 23-May 5
Frost May 21-Jun 4
Moon May 21-Jun 3
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 21-28
Moon May 21-28
Frost Jul 2-16
Moon Jul 2- 3
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 14-28
Moon May 14-18
CauliflowerFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 23-May 5
Frost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 21-Jun 3
N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
Frost Jun 25-Jul 9
Moon Jun 25-Jul 3
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 21-28
Moon May 21-28
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 18-Jul 2
Moon Jun 18-Jul 2
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 2-23
Moon Jul 2- 3, Jul 17-23
CucumbersFrost May 21-28
Moon May 21-28
Frost Jul 2-16
Moon Jul 2- 3
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 18-Jul 23
Moon Jun 18-Jul 3
EggplantsFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 23-May 5
Frost Jul 2-16
Moon Jul 2- 3
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
Frost Apr 30-May 21
Moon Apr 30-May 5, May 19-21
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 25-Jul 16
Moon Jun 25-Jul 3
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
Frost Jun 25-Jul 9
Moon Jun 25-Jul 3
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 23-May 5
Frost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 21-Jun 3
N/A
KohlrabiFrost May 7-21
Moon May 19-21
Frost May 28-Jun 4
Moon May 28-Jun 3
N/A
LettuceFrost May 7-21
Moon May 19-21
Frost Jun 4-Jul 2
Moon Jun 17-Jul 2
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 2-16
Moon Jul 2- 3
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 21-Jun 11
Moon Jun 4-11
OreganoFrost Apr 9-May 7
Moon Apr 19-May 5
Frost Jun 18-Jul 9
Moon Jun 18-Jul 3
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 21-Jun 4
Moon May 21-Jun 3
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 28-Jun 18
Moon Jun 4-16
PeasN/AN/AFrost May 7-28
Moon May 19-28
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 11-Jul 2
Moon Jun 11-16
PumpkinsFrost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 28-Jun 3
Frost Jul 2-16
Moon Jul 2- 3
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 23-May 14
Moon May 6-14
RosemaryFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
Frost Jun 25-Jul 16
Moon Jun 25-Jul 3
N/A
SageFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 23-May 5
Frost Jun 18-Jul 2
Moon Jun 18-Jul 2
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost May 7-28
Moon May 19-28
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 9-23
Moon Jul 9-16
Swiss ChardFrost May 7-21
Moon May 19-21
Frost May 28-Jun 4
Moon May 28-Jun 3
N/A
ThymeFrost Apr 9-May 7
Moon Apr 19-May 5
Frost Jun 18-Jul 9
Moon Jun 18-Jul 3
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 23-May 5
Frost Jun 25-Jul 16
Moon Jun 25-Jul 3
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 21-Jun 11
Moon Jun 4-11
WatermelonsFrost May 21-28
Moon May 21-28
Frost Jul 2-16
Moon Jul 2- 3
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 2-30
Moon Jul 2- 3, Jul 17-30
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 2-30
Moon Jul 2- 3, Jul 17-30

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on August 16 (at THOMPSON A, MB climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jul 12
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 2
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 2Frost July 9N/A
BroccoliFrost May 5Frost June 11N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 25Frost June 4N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 16
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jun 27
CauliflowerFrost May 5Frost June 11N/A
CeleryFrost Feb 21Frost July 9N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 23
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 16
EggplantsFrost Mar 2Frost July 16N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Jun 17
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 16
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 23Frost July 9N/A
KaleFrost May 25Frost Jun 22N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jun 27
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Jul 7
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 16
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost June 18
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jun 12
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost July 2
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 16
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jul 12
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Jul 22
Sweet PotatoesFrost Mar 14Frost July 23N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jul 7
TomatoesFrost Mar 7Frost July 16N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 7
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 16
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 30
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 30