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

Planting Calendar for Glassboro, NJ

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 14 (at GLASSBORO 2 NE, NJ climate station, elevation 101 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Mar 31-Apr 14
Moon Mar 31-Apr 5
BasilFrost Feb 16-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Apr 14-May 5
Moon Apr 19-May 5
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Mar 31-Apr 21
Moon Apr 6-18
Bell PeppersFrost Feb 2-16
Moon Feb 2- 5
Frost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 21-May 5
N/A
BroccoliFrost Feb 16-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Mar 17-Apr 7
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
N/A
CabbageFrost Feb 16-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Mar 17-31
Moon Mar 21-31
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Mar 17-24
Moon Mar 21-24
Frost Apr 28-May 12
Moon Apr 28-May 5
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 9-20
CauliflowerFrost Feb 16-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Mar 17-Apr 7
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
N/A
CeleryFrost Feb 2-16
Moon Feb 2- 5
Frost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 21-May 5
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Mar 17-24
Moon Mar 21-24
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Apr 14-28
Moon Apr 19-28
CornN/AN/AFrost Apr 28-May 19
Moon Apr 28-May 5, May 19
CucumbersFrost Mar 17-24
Moon Mar 21-24
Frost Apr 28-May 12
Moon Apr 28-May 5
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Apr 14-May 19
Moon Apr 19-May 5
EggplantsFrost Feb 16-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Apr 28-May 12
Moon Apr 28-May 5
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Jan 19-Feb 2
Moon Jan 21-Feb 2
Frost Feb 23-Mar 17
Moon Feb 23-Mar 7
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Apr 21-May 12
Moon Apr 21-May 5
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Feb 2-16
Moon Feb 2- 5
Frost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 21-May 5
N/A
KaleFrost Feb 16-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Mar 17-Apr 7
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Mar 2-17
Moon Mar 2- 7
Frost Mar 24-31
Moon Mar 24-31
N/A
LettuceFrost Mar 2-17
Moon Mar 2- 7
Frost Mar 31-Apr 28
Moon Mar 31-Apr 5, Apr 19-28
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Apr 28-May 12
Moon Apr 28-May 5
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Mar 17-Apr 7
Moon Mar 17-20, Apr 6- 7
OreganoFrost Feb 2-Mar 2
Moon Feb 2- 5, Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Apr 14-May 5
Moon Apr 19-May 5
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Mar 17-31
Moon Mar 21-31
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 24-Apr 14
Moon Apr 6-14
PeasN/AN/AFrost Mar 2-24
Moon Mar 2- 7, Mar 21-24
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 7-28
Moon Apr 7-18
PumpkinsFrost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Mar 24-Apr 5
Frost Apr 28-May 12
Moon Apr 28-May 5
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Feb 16-Mar 9
Moon Feb 16-19, Mar 8- 9
RosemaryFrost Feb 2-16
Moon Feb 2- 5
Frost Apr 21-May 12
Moon Apr 21-May 5
N/A
SageFrost Feb 16-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Apr 14-28
Moon Apr 19-28
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Mar 2-24
Moon Mar 2- 7, Mar 21-24
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 5-19
Moon May 6-18
Swiss ChardFrost Mar 2-17
Moon Mar 2- 7
Frost Mar 24-31
Moon Mar 24-31
N/A
ThymeFrost Feb 2-Mar 2
Moon Feb 2- 5, Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Apr 14-May 5
Moon Apr 19-May 5
N/A
TomatoesFrost Feb 16-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
Frost Apr 21-May 12
Moon Apr 21-May 5
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 17-Apr 7
Moon Mar 17-20, Apr 6- 7
WatermelonsFrost Mar 17-24
Moon Mar 21-24
Frost Apr 28-May 12
Moon Apr 28-May 5
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Apr 28-May 26
Moon Apr 28-May 5, May 19-26
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Apr 28-May 26
Moon Apr 28-May 5, May 19-26

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on October 26 (at GLASSBORO 2 NE, NJ climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Sep 21
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Sep 11
Bell PeppersFrost May 13Frost Jul 8N/A
BroccoliFrost Jul 15Frost Aug 12N/A
CabbageFrost Jul 5Frost Aug 2N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jun 28
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Sep 6
CauliflowerFrost Jul 15Frost Aug 12N/A
CeleryFrost May 4Frost Jul 13N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 18
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jul 23
EggplantsFrost May 13Frost Jul 8N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Aug 27
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 23
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jun 2Frost Jul 28N/A
KaleFrost Aug 4Frost Sep 1N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Sep 6
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Sep 16
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 18
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 23
PeasN/AN/AFrost Aug 22
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Aug 12
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jun 8
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Sep 21
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Oct 1
Sweet PotatoesFrost May 24Frost Jun 28N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Sep 16
TomatoesFrost May 18Frost Jul 13N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Sep 16
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jun 28
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 13
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 28