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

Planting Calendar for La Tuque, 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 Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on September 15 (at LA TUQUE, QC climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Aug 11
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Aug 1
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 2Frost June 26N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 4Frost Jul 2N/A
CabbageFrost May 25Frost Jun 22N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 3
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 27
CauliflowerFrost Jun 4Frost Jul 2N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 24Frost June 26N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 10
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 3
EggplantsFrost Apr 2Frost July 3N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Jul 17
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 3
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 22Frost June 26N/A
KaleFrost Jun 24Frost Jul 22N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 27
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Aug 6
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 3
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 12
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 12
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 2
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 3
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 11
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 21
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 13Frost July 10N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 6
TomatoesFrost Apr 7Frost July 3N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 6
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 LA TUQUE, QC climate station, elevation 498 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 22-Jun 3
BasilFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 19-24
Frost Jun 5-26
Moon Jun 17-26
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 22-Jun 12
Moon Jun 4-12
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost Jun 12-26
Moon Jun 17-26
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 19-24
Frost May 8-29
Moon May 19-29
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 19-24
Frost May 8-22
Moon May 19-22
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 8-15
Frost Jun 19-Jul 3
Moon Jun 19-Jul 3
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 1-15
Moon May 6-15
CauliflowerFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 19-24
Frost May 8-29
Moon May 19-29
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost Jun 12-26
Moon Jun 17-26
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 8-15
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 17-19
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 19-Jul 10
Moon Jun 19-Jul 3
CucumbersFrost May 8-15
Frost Jun 19-Jul 3
Moon Jun 19-Jul 3
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 5-Jul 10
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
EggplantsFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 19-24
Frost Jun 19-Jul 3
Moon Jun 19-Jul 3
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Mar 13-27
Moon Mar 21-27
Frost Apr 17-May 8
Moon Apr 19-May 5
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 12-Jul 3
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost Jun 12-26
Moon Jun 17-26
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 19-24
Frost May 8-29
Moon May 19-29
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 24-May 5
Frost May 15-22
Moon May 19-22
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 24-May 5
Frost May 22-Jun 19
Moon May 22-Jun 3, Jun 17-19
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 19-Jul 3
Moon Jun 19-Jul 3
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 8-29
Moon May 8-18
OreganoFrost Mar 27-Apr 24
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5, Apr 19-24
Frost Jun 5-26
Moon Jun 17-26
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 8-22
Moon May 19-22
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 15-Jun 5
Moon May 15-18, Jun 4- 5
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 15
Moon Apr 24-May 5
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 29-Jun 19
Moon Jun 4-16
PumpkinsFrost May 15-29
Moon May 19-29
Frost Jun 19-Jul 3
Moon Jun 19-Jul 3
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 10-May 1
Moon Apr 10-18
RosemaryFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5
Frost Jun 12-Jul 3
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
N/A
SageFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 19-24
Frost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 17-19
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 15
Moon Apr 24-May 5
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 26-Jul 10
Moon Jul 4-10
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 24-May 5
Frost May 15-22
Moon May 19-22
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 27-Apr 24
Moon Mar 27-Apr 5, Apr 19-24
Frost Jun 5-26
Moon Jun 17-26
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 19-24
Frost Jun 12-Jul 3
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 8-29
Moon May 8-18
WatermelonsFrost May 8-15
Frost Jun 19-Jul 3
Moon Jun 19-Jul 3
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 19-Jul 17
Moon Jun 19-Jul 3, Jul 17
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 19-Jul 17
Moon Jun 19-Jul 3, Jul 17