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

Planting Calendar for Chibougamau, QC

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 10 (at CHAPAIS 2, QC climate station, elevation 1299 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 27-Jun 10
Moon May 27-Jun 3
BasilFrost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
Frost Jun 10-Jul 1
Moon Jun 17-Jul 1
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 27-Jun 17
Moon Jun 4-16
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 1-15
Moon Apr 1- 5
Frost Jun 17-Jul 1
Moon Jun 17-Jul 1
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
Frost May 13-Jun 3
Moon May 19-Jun 3
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
Frost May 13-27
Moon May 19-27
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 13-20
Moon May 19-20
Frost Jun 24-Jul 8
Moon Jun 24-Jul 3
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 6-20
Moon May 6-18
CauliflowerFrost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
Frost May 13-Jun 3
Moon May 19-Jun 3
N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 1-15
Moon Apr 1- 5
Frost Jun 17-Jul 1
Moon Jun 17-Jul 1
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 13-20
Moon May 19-20
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 10-24
Moon Jun 17-24
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 24-Jul 15
Moon Jun 24-Jul 3
CucumbersFrost May 13-20
Moon May 19-20
Frost Jun 24-Jul 8
Moon Jun 24-Jul 3
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 10-Jul 15
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
EggplantsFrost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
Frost Jun 24-Jul 8
Moon Jun 24-Jul 3
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Mar 18-Apr 1
Moon Mar 21-Apr 1
Frost Apr 22-May 13
Moon Apr 22-May 5
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 17-Jul 8
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 1-15
Moon Apr 1- 5
Frost Jun 17-Jul 1
Moon Jun 17-Jul 1
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
Frost May 13-Jun 3
Moon May 19-Jun 3
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 29-May 13
Moon Apr 29-May 5
Frost May 20-27
Moon May 20-27
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 29-May 13
Moon Apr 29-May 5
Frost May 27-Jun 24
Moon May 27-Jun 3, Jun 17-24
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 24-Jul 8
Moon Jun 24-Jul 3
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 13-Jun 3
Moon May 13-18
OreganoFrost Apr 1-29
Moon Apr 1- 5, Apr 19-29
Frost Jun 10-Jul 1
Moon Jun 17-Jul 1
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 13-27
Moon May 19-27
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 20-Jun 10
Moon Jun 4-10
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 29-May 20
Moon Apr 29-May 5, May 19-20
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 3-24
Moon Jun 4-16
PumpkinsFrost May 20-Jun 3
Moon May 20-Jun 3
Frost Jun 24-Jul 8
Moon Jun 24-Jul 3
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 15-May 6
Moon Apr 15-18, May 6
RosemaryFrost Apr 1-15
Moon Apr 1- 5
Frost Jun 17-Jul 8
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
N/A
SageFrost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
Frost Jun 10-24
Moon Jun 17-24
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 29-May 20
Moon Apr 29-May 5, May 19-20
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 1-15
Moon Jul 4-15
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 29-May 13
Moon Apr 29-May 5
Frost May 20-27
Moon May 20-27
N/A
ThymeFrost Apr 1-29
Moon Apr 1- 5, Apr 19-29
Frost Jun 10-Jul 1
Moon Jun 17-Jul 1
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 15-29
Moon Apr 19-29
Frost Jun 17-Jul 8
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 13-Jun 3
Moon May 13-18
WatermelonsFrost May 13-20
Moon May 19-20
Frost Jun 24-Jul 8
Moon Jun 24-Jul 3
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 24-Jul 22
Moon Jun 24-Jul 3, Jul 17-22
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 24-Jul 22
Moon Jun 24-Jul 3, Jul 17-22

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on September 8 (at CHAPAIS 2, QC climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Aug 4
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 25
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 26Frost July 1N/A
BroccoliFrost May 28Frost Jun 25N/A
CabbageFrost May 18Frost Jun 15N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 8
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 20
CauliflowerFrost May 28Frost Jun 25N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 17Frost July 1N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 15
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 8
EggplantsFrost Mar 26Frost July 8N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Jul 10
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 8
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 15Frost July 1N/A
KaleFrost Jun 17Frost Jul 15N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 20
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Jul 30
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 8
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost June 10
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 5
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 25
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 8
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 4
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 14
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 6Frost July 15N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jul 30
TomatoesFrost Mar 31Frost July 8N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 30
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 8
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 22
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 22