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

Planting Calendar for Moose Jaw, SK

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 May 24 (at MOOSE JAW A, SK climate station, elevation 1889 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 10-24
Moon May 10-15
BasilFrost Mar 29-Apr 12
Moon Apr 1-12
Frost May 24-Jun 14
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 10-31
Moon May 16-29
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 15-29
Moon Mar 15-18
Frost May 31-Jun 14
Moon May 31-Jun 14
N/A
BroccoliFrost Mar 29-Apr 12
Moon Apr 1-12
Frost Apr 26-May 17
Moon Apr 30-May 15
N/A
CabbageFrost Mar 29-Apr 12
Moon Apr 1-12
Frost Apr 26-May 10
Moon Apr 30-May 10
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Apr 26-May 3
Moon Apr 30-May 3
Frost Jun 7-21
Moon Jun 7-14
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Apr 19-May 3
Moon Apr 19-29
CauliflowerFrost Mar 29-Apr 12
Moon Apr 1-12
Frost Apr 26-May 17
Moon Apr 30-May 15
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 15-29
Moon Mar 15-18
Frost May 31-Jun 14
Moon May 31-Jun 14
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Apr 26-May 3
Moon Apr 30-May 3
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost May 24-Jun 7
Moon May 30-Jun 7
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 7-28
Moon Jun 7-14, Jun 28
CucumbersFrost Apr 26-May 3
Moon Apr 30-May 3
Frost Jun 7-21
Moon Jun 7-14
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost May 24-Jun 28
Moon May 30-Jun 14
EggplantsFrost Mar 29-Apr 12
Moon Apr 1-12
Frost Jun 7-21
Moon Jun 7-14
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost May 31-Jun 21
Moon May 31-Jun 14
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 15-29
Moon Mar 15-18
Frost May 31-Jun 14
Moon May 31-Jun 14
N/A
KaleFrost Mar 29-Apr 12
Moon Apr 1-12
Frost Apr 26-May 17
Moon Apr 30-May 15
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 12-26
Moon Apr 12-16
Frost May 3-10
Moon May 3-10
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 12-26
Moon Apr 12-16
Frost May 10-Jun 7
Moon May 10-15, May 30-Jun 7
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 7-21
Moon Jun 7-14
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Apr 26-May 17
Moon Apr 26-29, May 16-17
OreganoFrost Mar 15-Apr 12
Moon Mar 15-18, Apr 1-12
Frost May 24-Jun 14
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Apr 26-May 10
Moon Apr 30-May 10
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 3-24
Moon May 16-24
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 12-May 3
Moon Apr 12-16, Apr 30-May 3
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 17-Jun 7
Moon May 17-29
PumpkinsFrost May 3-17
Moon May 3-15
Frost Jun 7-21
Moon Jun 7-14
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Mar 29-Apr 19
Moon Mar 29-31, Apr 17-19
RosemaryFrost Mar 15-29
Moon Mar 15-18
Frost May 31-Jun 21
Moon May 31-Jun 14
N/A
SageFrost Mar 29-Apr 12
Moon Apr 1-12
Frost May 24-Jun 7
Moon May 30-Jun 7
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 12-May 3
Moon Apr 12-16, Apr 30-May 3
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 14-28
Moon Jun 15-27
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 12-26
Moon Apr 12-16
Frost May 3-10
Moon May 3-10
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 15-Apr 12
Moon Mar 15-18, Apr 1-12
Frost May 24-Jun 14
Moon May 30-Jun 14
N/A
TomatoesFrost Mar 29-Apr 12
Moon Apr 1-12
Frost May 31-Jun 21
Moon May 31-Jun 14
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 26-May 17
Moon Apr 26-29, May 16-17
WatermelonsFrost Apr 26-May 3
Moon Apr 30-May 3
Frost Jun 7-21
Moon Jun 7-14
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 7-Jul 5
Moon Jun 7-14, Jun 28-Jul 5
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 7-Jul 5
Moon Jun 7-14, Jun 28-Jul 5

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on September 12 (at MOOSE JAW A, SK climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Aug 8
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 29
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 30Frost June 14N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 1Frost Jun 29N/A
CabbageFrost May 22Frost Jun 19N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost June 21
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
CauliflowerFrost Jun 1Frost Jun 29N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 21Frost June 14N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost June 28
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost June 21
EggplantsFrost Mar 30Frost June 21N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost June 21
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 19Frost Jun 14N/A
KaleFrost Jun 21Frost Jul 19N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Aug 3
OkraN/AN/AFrost June 21
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 9
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 9
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 29
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost June 21
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 8
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 18
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 10Frost June 28N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 3
TomatoesFrost Apr 4Frost June 21N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 3
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost June 21
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 5
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 5