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

Planting Calendar for Pinehurst, NC

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 9 (at CARTHAGE WTP, NC climate station, elevation 439 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Apr 1- 9
BasilFrost Feb 11-25
Moon Feb 11-16
Frost Apr 9-30
Moon Apr 9-16, Apr 30
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Mar 26-Apr 16
Moon Mar 26-31
Bell PeppersFrost Jan 28-Feb 11
Moon Feb 1-11
Frost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
N/A
BroccoliFrost Feb 11-25
Moon Feb 11-16
Frost Mar 11-Apr 2
Moon Mar 11-18, Apr 1- 2
N/A
CabbageFrost Feb 11-25
Moon Feb 11-16
Frost Mar 11-26
Moon Mar 11-18
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Mar 11-19
Moon Mar 11-18
Frost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Mar 4-19
Moon Mar 19
CauliflowerFrost Feb 11-25
Moon Feb 11-16
Frost Mar 11-Apr 2
Moon Mar 11-18, Apr 1- 2
N/A
CeleryFrost Jan 28-Feb 11
Moon Feb 1-11
Frost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Mar 11-19
Moon Mar 11-18
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 9-16
CornN/AN/AFrost Apr 23-May 14
Moon Apr 30-May 14
CucumbersFrost Mar 11-19
Moon Mar 11-18
Frost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Apr 9-May 14
Moon Apr 9-16, Apr 30-May 14
EggplantsFrost Feb 11-25
Moon Feb 11-16
Frost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 16, May 1- 7
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jan 28-Feb 11
Moon Feb 1-11
Frost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
N/A
KaleFrost Feb 11-25
Moon Feb 11-16
Frost Mar 11-Apr 2
Moon Mar 11-18, Apr 1- 2
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Feb 25-Mar 11
Moon Mar 2-11
Frost Mar 19-26
N/A
LettuceFrost Feb 25-Mar 11
Moon Mar 2-11
Frost Mar 26-Apr 23
Moon Apr 1-16
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Mar 11-Apr 2
Moon Mar 19-31
OreganoFrost Jan 28-Feb 25
Moon Feb 1-16
Frost Apr 9-30
Moon Apr 9-16, Apr 30
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Mar 11-26
Moon Mar 11-18
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 19-Apr 9
Moon Mar 19-31
PeasN/AN/AFrost Feb 25-Mar 19
Moon Mar 2-18
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 2-23
Moon Apr 17-23
PumpkinsFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Feb 11-Mar 4
Moon Feb 17-Mar 1
RosemaryFrost Jan 28-Feb 11
Moon Feb 1-11
Frost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 16, May 1- 7
N/A
SageFrost Feb 11-25
Moon Feb 11-16
Frost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 9-16
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Feb 25-Mar 19
Moon Mar 2-18
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 30-May 14
Swiss ChardFrost Feb 25-Mar 11
Moon Mar 2-11
Frost Mar 19-26
N/A
ThymeFrost Jan 28-Feb 25
Moon Feb 1-16
Frost Apr 9-30
Moon Apr 9-16, Apr 30
N/A
TomatoesFrost Feb 11-25
Moon Feb 11-16
Frost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 16, May 1- 7
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 11-Apr 2
Moon Mar 19-31
WatermelonsFrost Mar 11-19
Moon Mar 11-18
Frost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Apr 23-May 21
Moon Apr 30-May 15
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Apr 23-May 21
Moon Apr 30-May 15

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on November 1 (at CARTHAGE WTP, NC climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Sep 27
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Sep 17
Bell PeppersFrost May 19Frost Jul 14N/A
BroccoliFrost Jul 21Frost Aug 18N/A
CabbageFrost Jul 11Frost Aug 8N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jul 4
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Sep 12
CauliflowerFrost Jul 21Frost Aug 18N/A
CeleryFrost May 10Frost Jul 19N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jul 29
EggplantsFrost May 19Frost Jul 14N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 29
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jun 8Frost Aug 3N/A
KaleFrost Aug 10Frost Sep 7N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Sep 12
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Sep 22
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 29
PeasN/AN/AFrost Aug 28
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Aug 18
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jun 14
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Sep 27
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Oct 7
Sweet PotatoesFrost May 30Frost Jul 4N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Sep 22
TomatoesFrost May 24Frost Jul 19N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Sep 22
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jul 4
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 19
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Aug 3