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

Planting Calendar for McLaughlin, 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 23 (at MC LAUGHLIN, SD climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Aug 19
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Aug 9
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 10Frost June 8N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 12Frost Jul 10N/A
CabbageFrost Jun 2Frost Jun 30N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost June 15
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Aug 4
CauliflowerFrost Jun 12Frost Jul 10N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 1Frost Jun 10N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost June 22
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jun 20
EggplantsFrost Apr 10Frost June 15N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 20
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 30Frost Jun 25N/A
KaleFrost Jul 2Frost Jul 30N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Aug 4
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Aug 14
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 15
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 20
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 20
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 10
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost June 15
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 19
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 29
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 21Frost June 22N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 14
TomatoesFrost Apr 15Frost June 15N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 14
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost June 15
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost June 29
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost June 29

Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on May 18 (at MC LAUGHLIN, SD climate station, elevation 2001 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 4-18
Moon May 4-15
BasilFrost Mar 23-Apr 6
Moon Apr 1- 6
Frost May 18-Jun 8
Moon May 30-Jun 8
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 4-25
Moon May 16-25
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 8-23
Moon Mar 8-18
Frost May 25-Jun 8
Moon May 30-Jun 8
N/A
BroccoliFrost Mar 23-Apr 6
Moon Apr 1- 6
Frost Apr 20-May 11
Moon Apr 30-May 11
N/A
CabbageFrost Mar 23-Apr 6
Moon Apr 1- 6
Frost Apr 20-May 4
Moon Apr 30-May 4
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Apr 20-27
Frost Jun 1-15
Moon Jun 1-14
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Apr 13-27
Moon Apr 17-27
CauliflowerFrost Mar 23-Apr 6
Moon Apr 1- 6
Frost Apr 20-May 11
Moon Apr 30-May 11
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 8-23
Moon Mar 8-18
Frost May 25-Jun 8
Moon May 30-Jun 8
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Apr 20-27
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost May 18-Jun 1
Moon May 30-Jun 1
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 1-22
Moon Jun 1-14
CucumbersFrost Apr 20-27
Frost Jun 1-15
Moon Jun 1-14
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost May 18-Jun 22
Moon May 30-Jun 14
EggplantsFrost Mar 23-Apr 6
Moon Apr 1- 6
Frost Jun 1-15
Moon Jun 1-14
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost May 25-Jun 15
Moon May 30-Jun 14
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 8-23
Moon Mar 8-18
Frost May 25-Jun 8
Moon May 30-Jun 8
N/A
KaleFrost Mar 23-Apr 6
Moon Apr 1- 6
Frost Apr 20-May 11
Moon Apr 30-May 11
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 6-20
Moon Apr 6-16
Frost Apr 27-May 4
Moon Apr 30-May 4
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 6-20
Moon Apr 6-16
Frost May 4-Jun 1
Moon May 4-15, May 30-Jun 1
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 1-15
Moon Jun 1-14
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Apr 20-May 11
Moon Apr 20-29
OreganoFrost Mar 8-Apr 6
Moon Mar 8-18, Apr 1- 6
Frost May 18-Jun 8
Moon May 30-Jun 8
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Apr 20-May 4
Moon Apr 30-May 4
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 27-May 18
Moon Apr 27-29, May 16-18
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 6-27
Moon Apr 6-16
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 11-Jun 1
Moon May 16-29
PumpkinsFrost Apr 27-May 11
Moon Apr 30-May 11
Frost Jun 1-15
Moon Jun 1-14
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Mar 23-Apr 13
Moon Mar 23-31
RosemaryFrost Mar 8-23
Moon Mar 8-18
Frost May 25-Jun 15
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
SageFrost Mar 23-Apr 6
Moon Apr 1- 6
Frost May 18-Jun 1
Moon May 30-Jun 1
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 6-27
Moon Apr 6-16
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 8-22
Moon Jun 15-22
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 6-20
Moon Apr 6-16
Frost Apr 27-May 4
Moon Apr 30-May 4
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 8-Apr 6
Moon Mar 8-18, Apr 1- 6
Frost May 18-Jun 8
Moon May 30-Jun 8
N/A
TomatoesFrost Mar 23-Apr 6
Moon Apr 1- 6
Frost May 25-Jun 15
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 20-May 11
Moon Apr 20-29
WatermelonsFrost Apr 20-27
Frost Jun 1-15
Moon Jun 1-14
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 1-29
Moon Jun 1-14, Jun 28-29
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 1-29
Moon Jun 1-14, Jun 28-29