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

Planting Calendar for Saint-Prosper, 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 16 (at ST PROSPER, QC climate station, elevation 921 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jun 2-16
Moon Jun 2- 3
BasilFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 21-May 5
Frost Jun 16-Jul 7
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jun 2-23
Moon Jun 4-16
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 19-21
Frost Jun 23-Jul 7
Moon Jun 23-Jul 3
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 21-May 5
Frost May 19-Jun 9
Moon May 19-Jun 3
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 21-May 5
Frost May 19-Jun 2
Moon May 19-Jun 2
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 19-26
Moon May 19-26
Frost Jun 30-Jul 14
Moon Jun 30-Jul 3
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 12-26
Moon May 12-18
CauliflowerFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 21-May 5
Frost May 19-Jun 9
Moon May 19-Jun 3
N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 19-21
Frost Jun 23-Jul 7
Moon Jun 23-Jul 3
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 19-26
Moon May 19-26
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 16-30
Moon Jun 17-30
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 30-Jul 21
Moon Jun 30-Jul 3, Jul 17-21
CucumbersFrost May 19-26
Moon May 19-26
Frost Jun 30-Jul 14
Moon Jun 30-Jul 3
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 16-Jul 21
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
EggplantsFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 21-May 5
Frost Jun 30-Jul 14
Moon Jun 30-Jul 3
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Mar 24-Apr 5
Frost Apr 28-May 19
Moon Apr 28-May 5, May 19
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 23-Jul 14
Moon Jun 23-Jul 3
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 19-21
Frost Jun 23-Jul 7
Moon Jun 23-Jul 3
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 21-May 5
Frost May 19-Jun 9
Moon May 19-Jun 3
N/A
KohlrabiFrost May 5-19
Moon May 5
Frost May 26-Jun 2
Moon May 26-Jun 2
N/A
LettuceFrost May 5-19
Moon May 5
Frost Jun 2-30
Moon Jun 2- 3, Jun 17-30
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 30-Jul 14
Moon Jun 30-Jul 3
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 19-Jun 9
Moon Jun 4- 9
OreganoFrost Apr 7-May 5
Moon Apr 19-May 5
Frost Jun 16-Jul 7
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 19-Jun 2
Moon May 19-Jun 2
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 26-Jun 16
Moon Jun 4-16
PeasN/AN/AFrost May 5-26
Moon May 5, May 20-26
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 9-30
Moon Jun 9-16
PumpkinsFrost May 26-Jun 9
Moon May 26-Jun 3
Frost Jun 30-Jul 14
Moon Jun 30-Jul 3
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 21-May 12
Moon May 6-12
RosemaryFrost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 19-21
Frost Jun 23-Jul 14
Moon Jun 23-Jul 3
N/A
SageFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 21-May 5
Frost Jun 16-30
Moon Jun 17-30
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost May 5-26
Moon May 5, May 20-26
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 7-21
Moon Jul 7-16
Swiss ChardFrost May 5-19
Moon May 5
Frost May 26-Jun 2
Moon May 26-Jun 2
N/A
ThymeFrost Apr 7-May 5
Moon Apr 19-May 5
Frost Jun 16-Jul 7
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 21-May 5
Frost Jun 23-Jul 14
Moon Jun 23-Jul 3
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 19-Jun 9
Moon Jun 4- 9
WatermelonsFrost May 19-26
Moon May 19-26
Frost Jun 30-Jul 14
Moon Jun 30-Jul 3
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 30-Jul 28
Moon Jun 30-Jul 3, Jul 17-28
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 30-Jul 28
Moon Jun 30-Jul 3, Jul 17-28

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on August 27 (at ST PROSPER, QC climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jul 23
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 13
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 14Frost July 7N/A
BroccoliFrost May 16Frost Jun 13N/A
CabbageFrost May 6Frost Jun 3N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 14
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 8
CauliflowerFrost May 16Frost Jun 13N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 4Frost July 7N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 21
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 14
EggplantsFrost Mar 14Frost July 14N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Jun 28
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 14
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 3Frost July 7N/A
KaleFrost Jun 5Frost Jul 3N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 8
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Jul 18
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 14
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost June 16
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jun 23
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost June 30
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 14
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jul 23
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 2
Sweet PotatoesFrost Mar 25Frost July 21N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jul 18
TomatoesFrost Mar 19Frost July 14N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 18
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 14
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 28
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 28