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

Planting Calendar for Valcourt, 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 4 (at BONSECOURS, QC climate station, elevation 974 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 21-Jun 4
Moon May 21-Jun 3
BasilFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
Frost Jun 4-25
Moon Jun 17-25
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 21-Jun 11
Moon Jun 4-11
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
Frost Jun 11-25
Moon Jun 17-25
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
Frost May 7-28
Moon May 19-28
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
Frost May 7-21
Moon May 19-21
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 7-14
Frost Jun 18-Jul 2
Moon Jun 18-Jul 2
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Apr 30-May 14
Moon May 6-14
CauliflowerFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
Frost May 7-28
Moon May 19-28
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
Frost Jun 11-25
Moon Jun 17-25
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 7-14
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 4-18
Moon Jun 17-18
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 18-Jul 9
Moon Jun 18-Jul 3
CucumbersFrost May 7-14
Frost Jun 18-Jul 2
Moon Jun 18-Jul 2
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 4-Jul 9
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
EggplantsFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
Frost Jun 18-Jul 2
Moon Jun 18-Jul 2
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Mar 11-26
Moon Mar 21-26
Frost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 19-May 5
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 11-Jul 2
Moon Jun 17-Jul 2
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
Frost Jun 11-25
Moon Jun 17-25
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
Frost May 7-28
Moon May 19-28
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 23-May 5
Frost May 14-21
Moon May 19-21
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 23-May 5
Frost May 21-Jun 18
Moon May 21-Jun 3, Jun 17-18
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 18-Jul 2
Moon Jun 18-Jul 2
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 7-28
Moon May 7-18
OreganoFrost Mar 26-Apr 23
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5, Apr 19-23
Frost Jun 4-25
Moon Jun 17-25
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 7-21
Moon May 19-21
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 14-Jun 4
Moon May 14-18, Jun 4
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 23-May 14
Moon Apr 23-May 5
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 28-Jun 18
Moon Jun 4-16
PumpkinsFrost May 14-28
Moon May 19-28
Frost Jun 18-Jul 2
Moon Jun 18-Jul 2
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 9-30
Moon Apr 9-18
RosemaryFrost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
Frost Jun 11-Jul 2
Moon Jun 17-Jul 2
N/A
SageFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
Frost Jun 4-18
Moon Jun 17-18
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 23-May 14
Moon Apr 23-May 5
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 25-Jul 9
Moon Jul 4- 9
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 23-May 5
Frost May 14-21
Moon May 19-21
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 26-Apr 23
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5, Apr 19-23
Frost Jun 4-25
Moon Jun 17-25
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
Frost Jun 11-Jul 2
Moon Jun 17-Jul 2
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 7-28
Moon May 7-18
WatermelonsFrost May 7-14
Frost Jun 18-Jul 2
Moon Jun 18-Jul 2
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 18-Jul 16
Moon Jun 18-Jul 3
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 18-Jul 16
Moon Jun 18-Jul 3

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on September 13 (at BONSECOURS, QC climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Aug 9
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 30
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 31Frost June 25N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 2Frost Jun 30N/A
CabbageFrost May 23Frost Jun 20N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 2
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 25
CauliflowerFrost Jun 2Frost Jun 30N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 22Frost June 25N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 9
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 2
EggplantsFrost Mar 31Frost July 2N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Jul 15
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 2
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 20Frost June 25N/A
KaleFrost Jun 22Frost Jul 20N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 25
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Aug 4
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 2
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 10
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 10
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 30
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 2
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 9
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 19
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 11Frost July 9N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 4
TomatoesFrost Apr 5Frost July 2N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 4
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 2
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 16
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 16