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

Planting Calendar for Spring Valley, 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 March 1 (at LAS VEGAS WFO, NV climate station, elevation 2273 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Feb 15-Mar 1
Moon Feb 20-Mar 1
BasilFrost Jan 4-18
Moon Jan 4- 6
Frost Mar 1-22
Moon Mar 1- 7, Mar 21-22
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Feb 15-Mar 8
Moon Feb 15-19, Mar 8
Bell PeppersFrost Dec 21-Jan 4
Moon Dec 23-Jan 4
Frost Mar 8-22
Moon Mar 21-22
N/A
BroccoliFrost Jan 4-18
Moon Jan 4- 6
Frost Feb 1-22
Moon Feb 1- 5, Feb 20-22
N/A
CabbageFrost Jan 4-18
Moon Jan 4- 6
Frost Feb 1-15
Moon Feb 1- 5
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Feb 1- 8
Moon Feb 1- 5
Frost Mar 15-29
Moon Mar 21-29
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jan 25-Feb 8
Moon Feb 6- 8
CauliflowerFrost Jan 4-18
Moon Jan 4- 6
Frost Feb 1-22
Moon Feb 1- 5, Feb 20-22
N/A
CeleryFrost Dec 21-Jan 4
Moon Dec 23-Jan 4
Frost Mar 8-22
Moon Mar 21-22
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Feb 1- 8
Moon Feb 1- 5
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Mar 1-15
Moon Mar 1- 7
CornN/AN/AFrost Mar 15-Apr 5
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
CucumbersFrost Feb 1- 8
Moon Feb 1- 5
Frost Mar 15-29
Moon Mar 21-29
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Mar 1-Apr 5
Moon Mar 1- 7, Mar 21-Apr 5
EggplantsFrost Jan 4-18
Moon Jan 4- 6
Frost Mar 15-29
Moon Mar 21-29
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Dec 7-21
Moon Dec 7
Frost Jan 11-Feb 1
Moon Jan 21-Feb 1
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Mar 8-29
Moon Mar 21-29
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Dec 21-Jan 4
Moon Dec 23-Jan 4
Frost Mar 8-22
Moon Mar 21-22
N/A
KaleFrost Jan 4-18
Moon Jan 4- 6
Frost Feb 1-22
Moon Feb 1- 5, Feb 20-22
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Jan 18-Feb 1
Moon Jan 21-Feb 1
Frost Feb 8-15
N/A
LettuceFrost Jan 18-Feb 1
Moon Jan 21-Feb 1
Frost Feb 15-Mar 15
Moon Feb 20-Mar 7
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Mar 15-29
Moon Mar 21-29
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Feb 1-22
Moon Feb 6-19
OreganoFrost Dec 21-Jan 18
Moon Dec 23-Jan 6
Frost Mar 1-22
Moon Mar 1- 7, Mar 21-22
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Feb 1-15
Moon Feb 1- 5
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Feb 8-Mar 1
Moon Feb 8-19
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jan 18-Feb 8
Moon Jan 21-Feb 5
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Feb 22-Mar 15
Moon Mar 8-15
PumpkinsFrost Feb 8-22
Moon Feb 20-22
Frost Mar 15-29
Moon Mar 21-29
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jan 4-25
Moon Jan 7-20
RosemaryFrost Dec 21-Jan 4
Moon Dec 23-Jan 4
Frost Mar 8-29
Moon Mar 21-29
N/A
SageFrost Jan 4-18
Moon Jan 4- 6
Frost Mar 1-15
Moon Mar 1- 7
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Jan 18-Feb 8
Moon Jan 21-Feb 5
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Mar 22-Apr 5
Swiss ChardFrost Jan 18-Feb 1
Moon Jan 21-Feb 1
Frost Feb 8-15
N/A
ThymeFrost Dec 21-Jan 18
Moon Dec 23-Jan 6
Frost Mar 1-22
Moon Mar 1- 7, Mar 21-22
N/A
TomatoesFrost Jan 4-18
Moon Jan 4- 6
Frost Mar 8-29
Moon Mar 21-29
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Feb 1-22
Moon Feb 6-19
WatermelonsFrost Feb 1- 8
Moon Feb 1- 5
Frost Mar 15-29
Moon Mar 21-29
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Mar 15-Apr 12
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Mar 15-Apr 12
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on November 28 (at LAS VEGAS WFO, NV climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Oct 24
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Oct 14
Bell PeppersFrost Jun 15Frost Aug 10N/A
BroccoliFrost Aug 17Frost Sep 14N/A
CabbageFrost Aug 7Frost Sep 4N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jul 31
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Oct 9
CauliflowerFrost Aug 17Frost Sep 14N/A
CeleryFrost Jun 6Frost Aug 15N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Aug 20
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Aug 25
EggplantsFrost Jun 15Frost Aug 10N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Sep 29
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Aug 25
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jul 5Frost Aug 30N/A
KaleFrost Sep 6Frost Oct 4N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Oct 9
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Oct 19
OkraN/AN/AFrost Aug 20
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 25
PeasN/AN/AFrost Sep 24
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Sep 14
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jul 11
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Oct 24
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Nov 3
Sweet PotatoesFrost Jun 26Frost Jul 31N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Oct 19
TomatoesFrost Jun 20Frost Aug 15N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Oct 19
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jul 31
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Aug 15
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Aug 30