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

Planting Calendar for Saint-Ambroise, 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 15 (at ST AMBROISE, QC climate station, elevation 396 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jun 1-15
Moon Jun 1- 3
BasilFrost Apr 20-May 4
Moon Apr 20-May 4
Frost Jun 15-Jul 6
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jun 1-22
Moon Jun 4-16
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 6-20
Moon Apr 19-20
Frost Jun 22-Jul 6
Moon Jun 22-Jul 3
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 20-May 4
Moon Apr 20-May 4
Frost May 18-Jun 8
Moon May 19-Jun 3
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 20-May 4
Moon Apr 20-May 4
Frost May 18-Jun 1
Moon May 19-Jun 1
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 18-25
Moon May 19-25
Frost Jun 29-Jul 13
Moon Jun 29-Jul 3
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 11-25
Moon May 11-18
CauliflowerFrost Apr 20-May 4
Moon Apr 20-May 4
Frost May 18-Jun 8
Moon May 19-Jun 3
N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 6-20
Moon Apr 19-20
Frost Jun 22-Jul 6
Moon Jun 22-Jul 3
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 18-25
Moon May 19-25
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 15-29
Moon Jun 17-29
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 29-Jul 20
Moon Jun 29-Jul 3, Jul 17-20
CucumbersFrost May 18-25
Moon May 19-25
Frost Jun 29-Jul 13
Moon Jun 29-Jul 3
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 15-Jul 20
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
EggplantsFrost Apr 20-May 4
Moon Apr 20-May 4
Frost Jun 29-Jul 13
Moon Jun 29-Jul 3
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Mar 23-Apr 6
Moon Mar 23-Apr 5
Frost Apr 27-May 18
Moon Apr 27-May 5
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 22-Jul 13
Moon Jun 22-Jul 3
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 6-20
Moon Apr 19-20
Frost Jun 22-Jul 6
Moon Jun 22-Jul 3
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 20-May 4
Moon Apr 20-May 4
Frost May 18-Jun 8
Moon May 19-Jun 3
N/A
KohlrabiFrost May 4-18
Moon May 4- 5
Frost May 25-Jun 1
Moon May 25-Jun 1
N/A
LettuceFrost May 4-18
Moon May 4- 5
Frost Jun 1-29
Moon Jun 1- 3, Jun 17-29
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 29-Jul 13
Moon Jun 29-Jul 3
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 18-Jun 8
Moon May 18, Jun 4- 8
OreganoFrost Apr 6-May 4
Moon Apr 19-May 4
Frost Jun 15-Jul 6
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 18-Jun 1
Moon May 19-Jun 1
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 25-Jun 15
Moon Jun 4-15
PeasN/AN/AFrost May 4-25
Moon May 4- 5, May 19-25
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 8-29
Moon Jun 8-16
PumpkinsFrost May 25-Jun 8
Moon May 25-Jun 3
Frost Jun 29-Jul 13
Moon Jun 29-Jul 3
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 20-May 11
Moon May 6-11
RosemaryFrost Apr 6-20
Moon Apr 19-20
Frost Jun 22-Jul 13
Moon Jun 22-Jul 3
N/A
SageFrost Apr 20-May 4
Moon Apr 20-May 4
Frost Jun 15-29
Moon Jun 17-29
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost May 4-25
Moon May 4- 5, May 19-25
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 6-20
Moon Jul 6-16
Swiss ChardFrost May 4-18
Moon May 4- 5
Frost May 25-Jun 1
Moon May 25-Jun 1
N/A
ThymeFrost Apr 6-May 4
Moon Apr 19-May 4
Frost Jun 15-Jul 6
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 20-May 4
Moon Apr 20-May 4
Frost Jun 22-Jul 13
Moon Jun 22-Jul 3
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 18-Jun 8
Moon May 18, Jun 4- 8
WatermelonsFrost May 18-25
Moon May 19-25
Frost Jun 29-Jul 13
Moon Jun 29-Jul 3
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 29-Jul 27
Moon Jun 29-Jul 3, Jul 17-27
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 29-Jul 27
Moon Jun 29-Jul 3, Jul 17-27

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on August 28 (at ST AMBROISE, QC climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 14
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 15Frost July 6N/A
BroccoliFrost May 17Frost Jun 14N/A
CabbageFrost May 7Frost Jun 4N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 13
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 9
CauliflowerFrost May 17Frost Jun 14N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 5Frost July 6N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 20
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 13
EggplantsFrost Mar 15Frost July 13N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Jun 29
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 13
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 4Frost July 6N/A
KaleFrost Jun 6Frost Jul 4N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 9
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Jul 19
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 13
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost June 15
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jun 24
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost June 29
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 13
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 3
Sweet PotatoesFrost Mar 26Frost July 20N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jul 19
TomatoesFrost Mar 20Frost July 13N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 19
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 13
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 27
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 27