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

Planting Calendar for Santa Fe, NM

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 Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on October 1 (at SANTA FE 2, NM climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Aug 27
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Aug 17
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 18Frost Jun 13N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 20Frost Jul 18N/A
CabbageFrost Jun 10Frost Jul 8N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost June 17
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Aug 12
CauliflowerFrost Jun 20Frost Jul 18N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 9Frost Jun 18N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost June 24
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jun 28
EggplantsFrost Apr 18Frost June 17N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 28
Jalapeño PeppersFrost May 8Frost Jul 3N/A
KaleFrost Jul 10Frost Aug 7N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Aug 12
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Aug 22
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 23
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 28
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 28
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 18
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost June 17
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 27
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Sep 6
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 29Frost June 24N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 22
TomatoesFrost Apr 23Frost Jun 18N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 22
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost June 17
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 1
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 3

Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on May 20 (at SANTA FE 2, NM climate station, elevation 6755 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 6-20
Moon May 6-15
BasilFrost Mar 25-Apr 8
Moon Apr 1- 8
Frost May 20-Jun 10
Moon May 30-Jun 10
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 6-27
Moon May 16-27
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 10-25
Moon Mar 10-18
Frost May 27-Jun 10
Moon May 30-Jun 10
N/A
BroccoliFrost Mar 25-Apr 8
Moon Apr 1- 8
Frost Apr 22-May 13
Moon Apr 30-May 13
N/A
CabbageFrost Mar 25-Apr 8
Moon Apr 1- 8
Frost Apr 22-May 6
Moon Apr 30-May 6
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Apr 22-29
Frost Jun 3-17
Moon Jun 3-14
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 17-29
CauliflowerFrost Mar 25-Apr 8
Moon Apr 1- 8
Frost Apr 22-May 13
Moon Apr 30-May 13
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 10-25
Moon Mar 10-18
Frost May 27-Jun 10
Moon May 30-Jun 10
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Apr 22-29
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost May 20-Jun 3
Moon May 30-Jun 3
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 3-24
Moon Jun 3-14
CucumbersFrost Apr 22-29
Frost Jun 3-17
Moon Jun 3-14
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost May 20-Jun 24
Moon May 30-Jun 14
EggplantsFrost Mar 25-Apr 8
Moon Apr 1- 8
Frost Jun 3-17
Moon Jun 3-14
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost May 27-Jun 17
Moon May 30-Jun 14
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 10-25
Moon Mar 10-18
Frost May 27-Jun 10
Moon May 30-Jun 10
N/A
KaleFrost Mar 25-Apr 8
Moon Apr 1- 8
Frost Apr 22-May 13
Moon Apr 30-May 13
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 8-16
Frost Apr 29-May 6
Moon Apr 30-May 6
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 8-16
Frost May 6-Jun 3
Moon May 6-15, May 30-Jun 3
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 3-17
Moon Jun 3-14
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Apr 22-May 13
Moon Apr 22-29
OreganoFrost Mar 10-Apr 8
Moon Mar 10-18, Apr 1- 8
Frost May 20-Jun 10
Moon May 30-Jun 10
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Apr 22-May 6
Moon Apr 30-May 6
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 29-May 20
Moon Apr 29, May 16-20
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 8-29
Moon Apr 8-16
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 13-Jun 3
Moon May 16-29
PumpkinsFrost Apr 29-May 13
Moon Apr 30-May 13
Frost Jun 3-17
Moon Jun 3-14
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Mar 25-Apr 15
Moon Mar 25-31
RosemaryFrost Mar 10-25
Moon Mar 10-18
Frost May 27-Jun 17
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
SageFrost Mar 25-Apr 8
Moon Apr 1- 8
Frost May 20-Jun 3
Moon May 30-Jun 3
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 8-29
Moon Apr 8-16
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 10-24
Moon Jun 15-24
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 8-22
Moon Apr 8-16
Frost Apr 29-May 6
Moon Apr 30-May 6
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 10-Apr 8
Moon Mar 10-18, Apr 1- 8
Frost May 20-Jun 10
Moon May 30-Jun 10
N/A
TomatoesFrost Mar 25-Apr 8
Moon Apr 1- 8
Frost May 27-Jun 17
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 22-May 13
Moon Apr 22-29
WatermelonsFrost Apr 22-29
Frost Jun 3-17
Moon Jun 3-14
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 3-Jul 1
Moon Jun 3-14, Jun 28-Jul 1
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 3-Jul 1
Moon Jun 3-14, Jun 28-Jul 1