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

Planting Calendar for Dayton, NV

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 May 22 (at VIRGINIA CITY, NV climate station, elevation 6338 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 8-22
Moon May 19-22
BasilFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost May 22-Jun 12
Moon May 22-Jun 3
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 8-29
Moon May 8-18
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 13-27
Moon Mar 21-27
Frost May 29-Jun 12
Moon May 29-Jun 3
N/A
BroccoliFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost Apr 24-May 15
Moon Apr 24-May 5
N/A
CabbageFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 24-May 5
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Apr 24-May 1
Moon Apr 24-May 1
Frost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 17-19
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 17-18
CauliflowerFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost Apr 24-May 15
Moon Apr 24-May 5
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 13-27
Moon Mar 21-27
Frost May 29-Jun 12
Moon May 29-Jun 3
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 1
Moon Apr 24-May 1
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost May 22-Jun 5
Moon May 22-Jun 3
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 5-26
Moon Jun 17-26
CucumbersFrost Apr 24-May 1
Moon Apr 24-May 1
Frost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 17-19
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost May 22-Jun 26
Moon May 22-Jun 3, Jun 17-26
EggplantsFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 17-19
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Feb 26-Mar 13
Moon Feb 26-Mar 7
Frost Apr 3-24
Moon Apr 3- 5, Apr 19-24
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost May 29-Jun 19
Moon May 29-Jun 3, Jun 17-19
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 13-27
Moon Mar 21-27
Frost May 29-Jun 12
Moon May 29-Jun 3
N/A
KaleFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost Apr 24-May 15
Moon Apr 24-May 5
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 19-24
Frost May 1- 8
Moon May 1- 5
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 19-24
Frost May 8-Jun 5
Moon May 19-Jun 3
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 17-19
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 15
Moon May 6-15
OreganoFrost Mar 13-Apr 10
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
Frost May 22-Jun 12
Moon May 22-Jun 3
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 24-May 5
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 1-22
Moon May 6-18
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 10-May 1
Moon Apr 19-May 1
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 15-Jun 5
Moon May 15-18, Jun 4- 5
PumpkinsFrost May 1-15
Moon May 1- 5
Frost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 17-19
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Mar 27-Apr 17
Moon Apr 6-17
RosemaryFrost Mar 13-27
Moon Mar 21-27
Frost May 29-Jun 19
Moon May 29-Jun 3, Jun 17-19
N/A
SageFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost May 22-Jun 5
Moon May 22-Jun 3
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 10-May 1
Moon Apr 19-May 1
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 12-26
Moon Jun 12-16
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 19-24
Frost May 1- 8
Moon May 1- 5
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 13-Apr 10
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
Frost May 22-Jun 12
Moon May 22-Jun 3
N/A
TomatoesFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost May 29-Jun 19
Moon May 29-Jun 3, Jun 17-19
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 15
Moon May 6-15
WatermelonsFrost Apr 24-May 1
Moon Apr 24-May 1
Frost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 17-19
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 5-Jul 3
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 5-Jul 3
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on October 10 (at VIRGINIA CITY, NV climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Sep 5
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Aug 26
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 27Frost Jun 22N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 29Frost Jul 27N/A
CabbageFrost Jun 19Frost Jul 17N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost June 19
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Aug 21
CauliflowerFrost Jun 29Frost Jul 27N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 18Frost Jun 27N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 2
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jul 7
EggplantsFrost Apr 27Frost Jun 22N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Aug 11
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 7
Jalapeño PeppersFrost May 17Frost Jul 12N/A
KaleFrost Jul 19Frost Aug 16N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Aug 21
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Aug 31
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 2
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 7
PeasN/AN/AFrost Aug 6
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 27
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost June 19
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Sep 5
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Sep 15
Sweet PotatoesFrost May 8Frost June 26N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 31
TomatoesFrost May 2Frost Jun 27N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 31
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost June 19
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 3
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 12