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

Planting Calendar for Clancy, MT

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 24 (at TIZER GARDENS, MT climate station, elevation 4671 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jun 10-24
Moon Jun 17-24
BasilFrost Apr 29-May 13
Moon Apr 29-May 5
Frost Jun 24-Jul 15
Moon Jun 24-Jul 3
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jun 10-Jul 1
Moon Jun 10-16
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
Frost Jul 1-15
Moon Jul 1- 3
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 29-May 13
Moon Apr 29-May 5
Frost May 27-Jun 17
Moon May 27-Jun 3, Jun 17
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 29-May 13
Moon Apr 29-May 5
Frost May 27-Jun 10
Moon May 27-Jun 3
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 27-Jun 3
Moon May 27-Jun 3
Frost Jul 8-22
Moon Jul 17-22
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 20-Jun 3
CauliflowerFrost Apr 29-May 13
Moon Apr 29-May 5
Frost May 27-Jun 17
Moon May 27-Jun 3, Jun 17
N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
Frost Jul 1-15
Moon Jul 1- 3
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 27-Jun 3
Moon May 27-Jun 3
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 24-Jul 8
Moon Jun 24-Jul 3
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 8-29
Moon Jul 17-29
CucumbersFrost May 27-Jun 3
Moon May 27-Jun 3
Frost Jul 8-22
Moon Jul 17-22
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 24-Jul 29
Moon Jun 24-Jul 3, Jul 17-29
EggplantsFrost Apr 29-May 13
Moon Apr 29-May 5
Frost Jul 8-22
Moon Jul 17-22
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Apr 1-15
Moon Apr 1- 5
Frost May 6-27
Moon May 19-27
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 1-22
Moon Jul 1- 3, Jul 17-22
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
Frost Jul 1-15
Moon Jul 1- 3
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 29-May 13
Moon Apr 29-May 5
Frost May 27-Jun 17
Moon May 27-Jun 3, Jun 17
N/A
KohlrabiFrost May 13-27
Moon May 19-27
Frost Jun 3-10
Moon Jun 3
N/A
LettuceFrost May 13-27
Moon May 19-27
Frost Jun 10-Jul 8
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 8-22
Moon Jul 17-22
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 27-Jun 17
Moon Jun 4-16
OreganoFrost Apr 15-May 13
Moon Apr 19-May 5
Frost Jun 24-Jul 15
Moon Jun 24-Jul 3
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 27-Jun 10
Moon May 27-Jun 3
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 3-24
Moon Jun 4-16
PeasN/AN/AFrost May 13-Jun 3
Moon May 19-Jun 3
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 17-Jul 8
Moon Jul 4- 8
PumpkinsFrost Jun 3-17
Moon Jun 3
Frost Jul 8-22
Moon Jul 17-22
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 29-May 20
Moon May 6-18
RosemaryFrost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
Frost Jul 1-22
Moon Jul 1- 3, Jul 17-22
N/A
SageFrost Apr 29-May 13
Moon Apr 29-May 5
Frost Jun 24-Jul 8
Moon Jun 24-Jul 3
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost May 13-Jun 3
Moon May 19-Jun 3
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 15-29
Moon Jul 15-16
Swiss ChardFrost May 13-27
Moon May 19-27
Frost Jun 3-10
Moon Jun 3
N/A
ThymeFrost Apr 15-May 13
Moon Apr 19-May 5
Frost Jun 24-Jul 15
Moon Jun 24-Jul 3
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 29-May 13
Moon Apr 29-May 5
Frost Jul 1-22
Moon Jul 1- 3, Jul 17-22
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 27-Jun 17
Moon Jun 4-16
WatermelonsFrost May 27-Jun 3
Moon May 27-Jun 3
Frost Jul 8-22
Moon Jul 17-22
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 8-Aug 5
Moon Jul 17-Aug 1
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 8-Aug 5
Moon Jul 17-Aug 1

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on August 30 (at TIZER GARDENS, MT climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jul 26
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 17Frost July 15N/A
BroccoliFrost May 19Frost June 17N/A
CabbageFrost May 9Frost June 10N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 22
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 11
CauliflowerFrost May 19Frost June 17N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 7Frost July 15N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 29
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 22
EggplantsFrost Mar 17Frost July 22N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Jul 1
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 22
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 6Frost July 15N/A
KaleFrost Jun 8Frost Jul 6N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 11
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Jul 21
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 22
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost June 24
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jun 26
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost July 8
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 22
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jul 26
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 5
Sweet PotatoesFrost Mar 28Frost July 29N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jul 21
TomatoesFrost Mar 22Frost July 22N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 21
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 22
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost August 5
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost August 5