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

Planting Calendar for Cambridge Bay, NU

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 27 (at CAMBRIDGE BAY A, NU 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 Jun 13-27
Moon Jun 13-14
BasilFrost May 2-16
Moon May 2-15
Frost Jun 27-Jul 18
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jun 13-Jul 4
Moon Jun 15-27
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
Frost Jul 4-18
Moon Jul 4-13
N/A
BroccoliFrost May 2-16
Moon May 2-15
Frost May 30-Jun 20
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
CabbageFrost May 2-16
Moon May 2-15
Frost May 30-Jun 13
Moon May 30-Jun 13
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 30-Jun 6
Moon May 30-Jun 6
Frost Jul 11-25
Moon Jul 11-13
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 23-Jun 6
Moon May 23-29
CauliflowerFrost May 2-16
Moon May 2-15
Frost May 30-Jun 20
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
Frost Jul 4-18
Moon Jul 4-13
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 30-Jun 6
Moon May 30-Jun 6
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 27-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 11-Aug 1
Moon Jul 11-13, Jul 28-Aug 1
CucumbersFrost May 30-Jun 6
Moon May 30-Jun 6
Frost Jul 11-25
Moon Jul 11-13
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 27-Aug 1
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
EggplantsFrost May 2-16
Moon May 2-15
Frost Jul 11-25
Moon Jul 11-13
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 4-25
Moon Jul 4-13
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
Frost Jul 4-18
Moon Jul 4-13
N/A
KaleFrost May 2-16
Moon May 2-15
Frost May 30-Jun 20
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
KohlrabiFrost May 16-30
Moon May 30
Frost Jun 6-13
Moon Jun 6-13
N/A
LettuceFrost May 16-30
Moon May 30
Frost Jun 13-Jul 11
Moon Jun 13-14, Jun 28-Jul 11
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 11-25
Moon Jul 11-13
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 30-Jun 20
Moon Jun 15-20
OreganoFrost Apr 18-May 16
Moon Apr 30-May 15
Frost Jun 27-Jul 18
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 30-Jun 13
Moon May 30-Jun 13
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 6-27
Moon Jun 15-27
PeasN/AN/AFrost May 16-Jun 6
Moon May 30-Jun 6
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 20-Jul 11
Moon Jun 20-27
PumpkinsFrost Jun 6-20
Moon Jun 6-14
Frost Jul 11-25
Moon Jul 11-13
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost May 2-23
Moon May 16-23
RosemaryFrost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
Frost Jul 4-25
Moon Jul 4-13
N/A
SageFrost May 2-16
Moon May 2-15
Frost Jun 27-Jul 11
Moon Jun 28-Jul 11
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost May 16-Jun 6
Moon May 30-Jun 6
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 18-Aug 1
Moon Jul 18-27
Swiss ChardFrost May 16-30
Moon May 30
Frost Jun 6-13
Moon Jun 6-13
N/A
ThymeFrost Apr 18-May 16
Moon Apr 30-May 15
Frost Jun 27-Jul 18
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
N/A
TomatoesFrost May 2-16
Moon May 2-15
Frost Jul 4-25
Moon Jul 4-13
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 30-Jun 20
Moon Jun 15-20
WatermelonsFrost May 30-Jun 6
Moon May 30-Jun 6
Frost Jul 11-25
Moon Jul 11-13
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 11-Aug 8
Moon Jul 11-13, Jul 28-Aug 8
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 11-Aug 8
Moon Jul 11-13, Jul 28-Aug 8

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on August 19 (at CAMBRIDGE BAY A, NU climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jul 15
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 5
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 5Frost July 18N/A
BroccoliFrost May 8Frost June 20N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 28Frost June 13N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 25
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jun 30
CauliflowerFrost May 8Frost June 20N/A
CeleryFrost Feb 24Frost July 18N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost August 1
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 25
EggplantsFrost Mar 5Frost July 25N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 25
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 26Frost July 18N/A
KaleFrost May 28Frost Jun 25N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jun 30
LettuceN/AN/AFrost July 11
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 25
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost June 27
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jun 15
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost July 11
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 25
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jul 15
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Jul 25
Sweet PotatoesFrost Mar 17Frost August 1N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jul 10
TomatoesFrost Mar 10Frost July 25N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 10
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 25
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost August 8
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost August 8