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

Planting Calendar for Saskatoon, 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 Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on September 19 (at SASKATOON WATER TP, SK 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 5N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 8Frost Jul 6N/A
CabbageFrost May 29Frost Jun 26N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost June 12
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 31
CauliflowerFrost Jun 8Frost Jul 6N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 28Frost Jun 6N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost June 19
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jun 16
EggplantsFrost Apr 6Frost June 12N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 16
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 12
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 16
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 6
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost June 12
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 15
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 25
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 17Frost June 19N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 10
TomatoesFrost Apr 11Frost June 12N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 10
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost June 12
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost June 26
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost June 26

Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on May 15 (at SASKATOON WATER TP, SK climate station, elevation 1584 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 1-15
Moon May 1-15
BasilFrost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
Frost May 15-Jun 5
Moon May 15, May 30-Jun 5
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 1-22
Moon May 16-22
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 5-20
Moon Mar 5-18
Frost May 22-Jun 5
Moon May 30-Jun 5
N/A
BroccoliFrost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
Frost Apr 17-May 8
Moon Apr 30-May 8
N/A
CabbageFrost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
Frost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Apr 17-24
Frost May 29-Jun 12
Moon May 30-Jun 12
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 17-24
CauliflowerFrost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
Frost Apr 17-May 8
Moon Apr 30-May 8
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 5-20
Moon Mar 5-18
Frost May 22-Jun 5
Moon May 30-Jun 5
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Apr 17-24
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost May 15-29
Moon May 15
CornN/AN/AFrost May 29-Jun 19
Moon May 30-Jun 14
CucumbersFrost Apr 17-24
Frost May 29-Jun 12
Moon May 30-Jun 12
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost May 15-Jun 19
Moon May 15, May 30-Jun 14
EggplantsFrost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
Frost May 29-Jun 12
Moon May 30-Jun 12
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost May 22-Jun 12
Moon May 30-Jun 12
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 5-20
Moon Mar 5-18
Frost May 22-Jun 5
Moon May 30-Jun 5
N/A
KaleFrost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
Frost Apr 17-May 8
Moon Apr 30-May 8
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 3-17
Moon Apr 3-16
Frost Apr 24-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 3-17
Moon Apr 3-16
Frost May 1-29
Moon May 1-15
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost May 29-Jun 12
Moon May 30-Jun 12
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Apr 17-May 8
Moon Apr 17-29
OreganoFrost Mar 5-Apr 3
Moon Mar 5-18, Apr 1- 3
Frost May 15-Jun 5
Moon May 15, May 30-Jun 5
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 15
Moon Apr 24-29
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 3-24
Moon Apr 3-16
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 8-29
Moon May 16-29
PumpkinsFrost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 30-May 8
Frost May 29-Jun 12
Moon May 30-Jun 12
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Mar 20-Apr 10
Moon Mar 20-31
RosemaryFrost Mar 5-20
Moon Mar 5-18
Frost May 22-Jun 12
Moon May 30-Jun 12
N/A
SageFrost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
Frost May 15-29
Moon May 15
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 3-24
Moon Apr 3-16
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 5-19
Moon Jun 15-19
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 3-17
Moon Apr 3-16
Frost Apr 24-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 5-Apr 3
Moon Mar 5-18, Apr 1- 3
Frost May 15-Jun 5
Moon May 15, May 30-Jun 5
N/A
TomatoesFrost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
Frost May 22-Jun 12
Moon May 30-Jun 12
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 17-May 8
Moon Apr 17-29
WatermelonsFrost Apr 17-24
Frost May 29-Jun 12
Moon May 30-Jun 12
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost May 29-Jun 26
Moon May 30-Jun 14
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost May 29-Jun 26
Moon May 30-Jun 14