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

Planting Calendar for Antelope, SD

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 27 (at MISSION, SD 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 Jun 9N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 16Frost Jul 14N/A
CabbageFrost Jun 6Frost Jul 4N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost June 11
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Aug 8
CauliflowerFrost Jun 16Frost Jul 14N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 5Frost Jun 14N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 19
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jun 24
EggplantsFrost Apr 14Frost June 11N/A
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 Jun 19
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 24
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 14
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost June 11
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 23
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Sep 2
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 25Frost June 18N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 18
TomatoesFrost Apr 19Frost Jun 14N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 18
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost June 11
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost June 25
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 29

Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on May 14 (at MISSION, SD climate station, elevation 2588 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Apr 30-May 14
Moon Apr 30-May 14
BasilFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost May 14-Jun 4
Moon May 14-15, May 30-Jun 4
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Apr 30-May 21
Moon May 16-21
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 4-19
Moon Mar 4-18
Frost May 21-Jun 4
Moon May 30-Jun 4
N/A
BroccoliFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 16, May 1- 7
N/A
CabbageFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Apr 16-23
Moon Apr 16
Frost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 17-23
CauliflowerFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 16, May 1- 7
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 4-19
Moon Mar 4-18
Frost May 21-Jun 4
Moon May 30-Jun 4
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Apr 16-23
Moon Apr 16
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost May 14-28
Moon May 14-15
CornN/AN/AFrost May 28-Jun 18
Moon May 30-Jun 14
CucumbersFrost Apr 16-23
Moon Apr 16
Frost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost May 14-Jun 18
Moon May 14-15, May 30-Jun 14
EggplantsFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 4-19
Moon Mar 4-18
Frost May 21-Jun 4
Moon May 30-Jun 4
N/A
KaleFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 16, May 1- 7
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost Apr 23-30
Moon Apr 30
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost Apr 30-May 28
Moon Apr 30-May 15
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 17-29
OreganoFrost Mar 4-Apr 2
Moon Mar 4-18, Apr 1- 2
Frost May 14-Jun 4
Moon May 14-15, May 30-Jun 4
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 23-May 14
Moon Apr 23-29
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 2-23
Moon Apr 2-16
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 7-28
Moon May 16-28
PumpkinsFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
Frost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Mar 19-Apr 9
Moon Mar 19-31
RosemaryFrost Mar 4-19
Moon Mar 4-18
Frost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
SageFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost May 14-28
Moon May 14-15
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 2-23
Moon Apr 2-16
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 4-18
Moon Jun 15-18
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost Apr 23-30
Moon Apr 30
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 4-Apr 2
Moon Mar 4-18, Apr 1- 2
Frost May 14-Jun 4
Moon May 14-15, May 30-Jun 4
N/A
TomatoesFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 17-29
WatermelonsFrost Apr 16-23
Moon Apr 16
Frost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost May 28-Jun 25
Moon May 30-Jun 14
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost May 28-Jun 25
Moon May 30-Jun 14