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

Planting Calendar for Coaticook, 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 May 25 (at COATICOOK, QC climate station, elevation 849 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 11-25
Moon May 19-25
BasilFrost Mar 30-Apr 13
Moon Mar 30-Apr 5
Frost May 25-Jun 15
Moon May 25-Jun 3
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 11-Jun 1
Moon May 11-18
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 16-30
Moon Mar 21-30
Frost Jun 1-15
Moon Jun 1- 3
N/A
BroccoliFrost Mar 30-Apr 13
Moon Mar 30-Apr 5
Frost Apr 27-May 18
Moon Apr 27-May 5
N/A
CabbageFrost Mar 30-Apr 13
Moon Mar 30-Apr 5
Frost Apr 27-May 11
Moon Apr 27-May 5
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Apr 27-May 4
Moon Apr 27-May 4
Frost Jun 8-22
Moon Jun 17-22
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Apr 20-May 4
CauliflowerFrost Mar 30-Apr 13
Moon Mar 30-Apr 5
Frost Apr 27-May 18
Moon Apr 27-May 5
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 16-30
Moon Mar 21-30
Frost Jun 1-15
Moon Jun 1- 3
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Apr 27-May 4
Moon Apr 27-May 4
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost May 25-Jun 8
Moon May 25-Jun 3
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 8-29
Moon Jun 17-29
CucumbersFrost Apr 27-May 4
Moon Apr 27-May 4
Frost Jun 8-22
Moon Jun 17-22
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost May 25-Jun 29
Moon May 25-Jun 3, Jun 17-29
EggplantsFrost Mar 30-Apr 13
Moon Mar 30-Apr 5
Frost Jun 8-22
Moon Jun 17-22
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Mar 1-16
Moon Mar 1- 7
Frost Apr 6-27
Moon Apr 19-27
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 1-22
Moon Jun 1- 3, Jun 17-22
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 16-30
Moon Mar 21-30
Frost Jun 1-15
Moon Jun 1- 3
N/A
KaleFrost Mar 30-Apr 13
Moon Mar 30-Apr 5
Frost Apr 27-May 18
Moon Apr 27-May 5
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 13-27
Moon Apr 19-27
Frost May 4-11
Moon May 4- 5
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 13-27
Moon Apr 19-27
Frost May 11-Jun 8
Moon May 19-Jun 3
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 8-22
Moon Jun 17-22
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Apr 27-May 18
Moon May 6-18
OreganoFrost Mar 16-Apr 13
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
Frost May 25-Jun 15
Moon May 25-Jun 3
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Apr 27-May 11
Moon Apr 27-May 5
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 4-25
Moon May 6-18
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 13-May 4
Moon Apr 19-May 4
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 18-Jun 8
Moon May 18, Jun 4- 8
PumpkinsFrost May 4-18
Moon May 4- 5
Frost Jun 8-22
Moon Jun 17-22
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Mar 30-Apr 20
Moon Apr 6-18
RosemaryFrost Mar 16-30
Moon Mar 21-30
Frost Jun 1-22
Moon Jun 1- 3, Jun 17-22
N/A
SageFrost Mar 30-Apr 13
Moon Mar 30-Apr 5
Frost May 25-Jun 8
Moon May 25-Jun 3
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 13-May 4
Moon Apr 19-May 4
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 15-29
Moon Jun 15-16
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 13-27
Moon Apr 19-27
Frost May 4-11
Moon May 4- 5
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 16-Apr 13
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
Frost May 25-Jun 15
Moon May 25-Jun 3
N/A
TomatoesFrost Mar 30-Apr 13
Moon Mar 30-Apr 5
Frost Jun 1-22
Moon Jun 1- 3, Jun 17-22
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 27-May 18
Moon May 6-18
WatermelonsFrost Apr 27-May 4
Moon Apr 27-May 4
Frost Jun 8-22
Moon Jun 17-22
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 8-Jul 6
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 8-Jul 6
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on September 27 (at COATICOOK, QC climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Aug 23
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Aug 13
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 14Frost June 15N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 16Frost Jul 14N/A
CabbageFrost Jun 6Frost Jul 4N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost June 22
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Aug 8
CauliflowerFrost Jun 16Frost Jul 14N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 5Frost June 15N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost June 29
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jun 24
EggplantsFrost Apr 14Frost June 22N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Jul 29
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 24
Jalapeño PeppersFrost May 4Frost Jun 29N/A
KaleFrost Jul 6Frost Aug 3N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Aug 8
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Aug 18
OkraN/AN/AFrost June 22
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 24
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 14
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost June 22
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 23
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Sep 2
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 25Frost June 29N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 18
TomatoesFrost Apr 19Frost June 22N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 18
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost June 22
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 6
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 6