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

Planting Calendar for Elko, 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 Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on September 12 (at ELKO RGNL AP, NV climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Aug 8
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 29
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 30Frost June 26N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 1Frost Jun 29N/A
CabbageFrost May 22Frost Jun 19N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 3
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
CauliflowerFrost Jun 1Frost Jun 29N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 21Frost June 26N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 10
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 3
EggplantsFrost Mar 30Frost July 3N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 3
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 19Frost June 26N/A
KaleFrost Jun 21Frost Jul 19N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Aug 3
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 3
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 9
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 9
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 29
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 3
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 8
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 18
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 10Frost July 10N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 3
TomatoesFrost Apr 4Frost July 3N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 3
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 3
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 17
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 17

Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on June 5 (at ELKO RGNL AP, NV climate station, elevation 5029 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 22-Jun 5
Moon May 30-Jun 5
BasilFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 10-16
Frost Jun 5-26
Moon Jun 5-14
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 22-Jun 12
Moon May 22-29
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Apr 1-10
Frost Jun 12-26
Moon Jun 12-14
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 10-16
Frost May 8-29
Moon May 8-15
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 10-16
Frost May 8-22
Moon May 8-15
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 8-15
Moon May 8-15
Frost Jun 19-Jul 3
Moon Jun 28-Jul 3
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 1-15
CauliflowerFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 10-16
Frost May 8-29
Moon May 8-15
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Apr 1-10
Frost Jun 12-26
Moon Jun 12-14
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 8-15
Moon May 8-15
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 5-14
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 19-Jul 10
Moon Jun 28-Jul 10
CucumbersFrost May 8-15
Moon May 8-15
Frost Jun 19-Jul 3
Moon Jun 28-Jul 3
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 5-Jul 10
Moon Jun 5-14, Jun 28-Jul 10
EggplantsFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 10-16
Frost Jun 19-Jul 3
Moon Jun 28-Jul 3
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 12-Jul 3
Moon Jun 12-14, Jun 28-Jul 3
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Apr 1-10
Frost Jun 12-26
Moon Jun 12-14
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 10-16
Frost May 8-29
Moon May 8-15
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 30-May 8
Frost May 15-22
Moon May 15
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 30-May 8
Frost May 22-Jun 19
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 19-Jul 3
Moon Jun 28-Jul 3
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 8-29
Moon May 16-29
OreganoFrost Mar 27-Apr 24
Moon Apr 1-16
Frost Jun 5-26
Moon Jun 5-14
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 8-22
Moon May 8-15
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 15-Jun 5
Moon May 16-29
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 15
Moon Apr 30-May 15
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 29-Jun 19
Moon May 29, Jun 15-19
PumpkinsFrost May 15-29
Moon May 15
Frost Jun 19-Jul 3
Moon Jun 28-Jul 3
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 10-May 1
Moon Apr 17-29
RosemaryFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Apr 1-10
Frost Jun 12-Jul 3
Moon Jun 12-14, Jun 28-Jul 3
N/A
SageFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 10-16
Frost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 5-14
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 15
Moon Apr 30-May 15
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 26-Jul 10
Moon Jun 26-27
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 30-May 8
Frost May 15-22
Moon May 15
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 27-Apr 24
Moon Apr 1-16
Frost Jun 5-26
Moon Jun 5-14
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 10-16
Frost Jun 12-Jul 3
Moon Jun 12-14, Jun 28-Jul 3
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 8-29
Moon May 16-29
WatermelonsFrost May 8-15
Moon May 8-15
Frost Jun 19-Jul 3
Moon Jun 28-Jul 3
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 19-Jul 17
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 19-Jul 17
Moon Jun 28-Jul 13