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

Planting Calendar for Deadwood, 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 19 (at DEADWOOD, SD climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Aug 15
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Aug 5
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 6Frost June 20N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 8Frost Jul 6N/A
CabbageFrost May 29Frost Jun 26N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost June 27
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 31
CauliflowerFrost Jun 8Frost Jul 6N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 28Frost June 20N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 4
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost June 27
EggplantsFrost Apr 6Frost June 27N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost June 27
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 26Frost Jun 21N/A
KaleFrost Jun 28Frost Jul 26N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 31
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Aug 10
OkraN/AN/AFrost June 27
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 16
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 6
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost June 27
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 15
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 25
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 17Frost July 4N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 10
TomatoesFrost Apr 11Frost June 27N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 10
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost June 27
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 11
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 11

Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on May 30 (at DEADWOOD, SD climate station, elevation 4668 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 16-30
Moon May 30
BasilFrost Apr 4-18
Moon Apr 4-16
Frost May 30-Jun 20
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 16-Jun 6
Moon May 16-29
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 21-Apr 4
Moon Apr 1- 4
Frost Jun 6-20
Moon Jun 6-14
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 4-18
Moon Apr 4-16
Frost May 2-23
Moon May 2-15
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 4-18
Moon Apr 4-16
Frost May 2-16
Moon May 2-15
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 2- 9
Moon May 2- 9
Frost Jun 13-27
Moon Jun 13-14
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 25-29
CauliflowerFrost Apr 4-18
Moon Apr 4-16
Frost May 2-23
Moon May 2-15
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 21-Apr 4
Moon Apr 1- 4
Frost Jun 6-20
Moon Jun 6-14
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 2- 9
Moon May 2- 9
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost May 30-Jun 13
Moon May 30-Jun 13
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 13-Jul 4
Moon Jun 13-14, Jun 28-Jul 4
CucumbersFrost May 2- 9
Moon May 2- 9
Frost Jun 13-27
Moon Jun 13-14
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost May 30-Jul 4
Moon May 30-Jun 14
EggplantsFrost Apr 4-18
Moon Apr 4-16
Frost Jun 13-27
Moon Jun 13-14
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 6-27
Moon Jun 6-14
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 21-Apr 4
Moon Apr 1- 4
Frost Jun 6-20
Moon Jun 6-14
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 4-18
Moon Apr 4-16
Frost May 2-23
Moon May 2-15
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
Frost May 9-16
Moon May 9-15
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
Frost May 16-Jun 13
Moon May 30-Jun 13
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 13-27
Moon Jun 13-14
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 2-23
Moon May 16-23
OreganoFrost Mar 21-Apr 18
Moon Apr 1-16
Frost May 30-Jun 20
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 2-16
Moon May 2-15
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 9-30
Moon May 16-29
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 18-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 23-Jun 13
Moon May 23-29
PumpkinsFrost May 9-23
Moon May 9-15
Frost Jun 13-27
Moon Jun 13-14
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 4-25
Moon Apr 17-25
RosemaryFrost Mar 21-Apr 4
Moon Apr 1- 4
Frost Jun 6-27
Moon Jun 6-14
N/A
SageFrost Apr 4-18
Moon Apr 4-16
Frost May 30-Jun 13
Moon May 30-Jun 13
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 18-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 20-27
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
Frost May 9-16
Moon May 9-15
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 21-Apr 18
Moon Apr 1-16
Frost May 30-Jun 20
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 4-18
Moon Apr 4-16
Frost Jun 6-27
Moon Jun 6-14
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 2-23
Moon May 16-23
WatermelonsFrost May 2- 9
Moon May 2- 9
Frost Jun 13-27
Moon Jun 13-14
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 13-Jul 11
Moon Jun 13-14, Jun 28-Jul 11
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 13-Jul 11
Moon Jun 13-14, Jun 28-Jul 11