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

Planting Calendar for Britton, 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 21 (at BRITTON, SD climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Aug 17
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Aug 7
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 8Frost June 9N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 10Frost Jul 8N/A
CabbageFrost May 31Frost Jun 28N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost June 16
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Aug 2
CauliflowerFrost Jun 10Frost Jul 8N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 30Frost June 9N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost June 23
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jun 18
EggplantsFrost Apr 8Frost June 16N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 18
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 28Frost Jun 23N/A
KaleFrost Jun 30Frost Jul 28N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Aug 2
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Aug 12
OkraN/AN/AFrost June 16
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 18
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 18
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 8
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost June 16
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 17
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 27
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 19Frost June 23N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 12
TomatoesFrost Apr 13Frost June 16N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 12
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost June 16
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost June 30
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost June 30

Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on May 19 (at BRITTON, SD climate station, elevation 1354 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 5-19
Moon May 5-15
BasilFrost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Apr 1- 7
Frost May 19-Jun 9
Moon May 30-Jun 9
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 5-26
Moon May 16-26
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 9-18
Frost May 26-Jun 9
Moon May 30-Jun 9
N/A
BroccoliFrost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Apr 1- 7
Frost Apr 21-May 12
Moon Apr 30-May 12
N/A
CabbageFrost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Apr 1- 7
Frost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 30-May 5
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Apr 21-28
Frost Jun 2-16
Moon Jun 2-14
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Apr 14-28
Moon Apr 17-28
CauliflowerFrost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Apr 1- 7
Frost Apr 21-May 12
Moon Apr 30-May 12
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 9-18
Frost May 26-Jun 9
Moon May 30-Jun 9
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Apr 21-28
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost May 19-Jun 2
Moon May 30-Jun 2
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 2-23
Moon Jun 2-14
CucumbersFrost Apr 21-28
Frost Jun 2-16
Moon Jun 2-14
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost May 19-Jun 23
Moon May 30-Jun 14
EggplantsFrost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Apr 1- 7
Frost Jun 2-16
Moon Jun 2-14
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost May 26-Jun 16
Moon May 30-Jun 14
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 9-18
Frost May 26-Jun 9
Moon May 30-Jun 9
N/A
KaleFrost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Apr 1- 7
Frost Apr 21-May 12
Moon Apr 30-May 12
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 7-16
Frost Apr 28-May 5
Moon Apr 30-May 5
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 7-16
Frost May 5-Jun 2
Moon May 5-15, May 30-Jun 2
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 2-16
Moon Jun 2-14
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Apr 21-May 12
Moon Apr 21-29
OreganoFrost Mar 9-Apr 7
Moon Mar 9-18, Apr 1- 7
Frost May 19-Jun 9
Moon May 30-Jun 9
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Apr 21-May 5
Moon Apr 30-May 5
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 28-May 19
Moon Apr 28-29, May 16-19
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 7-28
Moon Apr 7-16
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 12-Jun 2
Moon May 16-29
PumpkinsFrost Apr 28-May 12
Moon Apr 30-May 12
Frost Jun 2-16
Moon Jun 2-14
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Mar 24-Apr 14
Moon Mar 24-31
RosemaryFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 9-18
Frost May 26-Jun 16
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
SageFrost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Apr 1- 7
Frost May 19-Jun 2
Moon May 30-Jun 2
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 7-28
Moon Apr 7-16
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 9-23
Moon Jun 15-23
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 7-16
Frost Apr 28-May 5
Moon Apr 30-May 5
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 9-Apr 7
Moon Mar 9-18, Apr 1- 7
Frost May 19-Jun 9
Moon May 30-Jun 9
N/A
TomatoesFrost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Apr 1- 7
Frost May 26-Jun 16
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 21-May 12
Moon Apr 21-29
WatermelonsFrost Apr 21-28
Frost Jun 2-16
Moon Jun 2-14
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 2-30
Moon Jun 2-14, Jun 28-30
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 2-30
Moon Jun 2-14, Jun 28-30