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

Planting Calendar for Dyersburg, TN

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 April 3 (at DYERSBURG III GOLF, TN climate station, elevation 298 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
BasilFrost Feb 5-19
Moon Feb 5-16
Frost Apr 3-24
Moon Apr 3-16
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Mar 20-Apr 10
Moon Mar 20-31
Bell PeppersFrost Jan 22-Feb 5
Moon Feb 1- 5
Frost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 10-16
N/A
BroccoliFrost Feb 5-19
Moon Feb 5-16
Frost Mar 5-27
Moon Mar 5-18
N/A
CabbageFrost Feb 5-19
Moon Feb 5-16
Frost Mar 5-20
Moon Mar 5-18
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Mar 5-12
Moon Mar 5-12
Frost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Feb 26-Mar 12
Moon Feb 26-Mar 1
CauliflowerFrost Feb 5-19
Moon Feb 5-16
Frost Mar 5-27
Moon Mar 5-18
N/A
CeleryFrost Jan 22-Feb 5
Moon Feb 1- 5
Frost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 10-16
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Mar 5-12
Moon Mar 5-12
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Apr 3-17
Moon Apr 3-16
CornN/AN/AFrost Apr 17-May 8
Moon Apr 30-May 8
CucumbersFrost Mar 5-12
Moon Mar 5-12
Frost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Apr 3-May 8
Moon Apr 3-16, Apr 30-May 8
EggplantsFrost Feb 5-19
Moon Feb 5-16
Frost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Apr 10-May 1
Moon Apr 10-16, Apr 30-May 1
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jan 22-Feb 5
Moon Feb 1- 5
Frost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 10-16
N/A
KaleFrost Feb 5-19
Moon Feb 5-16
Frost Mar 5-27
Moon Mar 5-18
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Feb 19-Mar 5
Moon Mar 2- 5
Frost Mar 12-20
Moon Mar 12-18
N/A
LettuceFrost Feb 19-Mar 5
Moon Mar 2- 5
Frost Mar 20-Apr 17
Moon Apr 1-16
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Mar 5-27
Moon Mar 19-27
OreganoFrost Jan 22-Feb 19
Moon Feb 1-16
Frost Apr 3-24
Moon Apr 3-16
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Mar 5-20
Moon Mar 5-18
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 12-Apr 3
Moon Mar 19-31
PeasN/AN/AFrost Feb 19-Mar 12
Moon Mar 2-12
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Mar 27-Apr 17
Moon Mar 27-31, Apr 17
PumpkinsFrost Mar 12-27
Moon Mar 12-18
Frost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Feb 5-26
Moon Feb 17-26
RosemaryFrost Jan 22-Feb 5
Moon Feb 1- 5
Frost Apr 10-May 1
Moon Apr 10-16, Apr 30-May 1
N/A
SageFrost Feb 5-19
Moon Feb 5-16
Frost Apr 3-17
Moon Apr 3-16
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Feb 19-Mar 12
Moon Mar 2-12
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 24-29
Swiss ChardFrost Feb 19-Mar 5
Moon Mar 2- 5
Frost Mar 12-20
Moon Mar 12-18
N/A
ThymeFrost Jan 22-Feb 19
Moon Feb 1-16
Frost Apr 3-24
Moon Apr 3-16
N/A
TomatoesFrost Feb 5-19
Moon Feb 5-16
Frost Apr 10-May 1
Moon Apr 10-16, Apr 30-May 1
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 5-27
Moon Mar 19-27
WatermelonsFrost Mar 5-12
Moon Mar 5-12
Frost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Apr 17-May 15
Moon Apr 30-May 15
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Apr 17-May 15
Moon Apr 30-May 15

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on October 29 (at DYERSBURG III GOLF, TN climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Sep 24
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Sep 14
Bell PeppersFrost May 16Frost Jul 11N/A
BroccoliFrost Jul 18Frost Aug 15N/A
CabbageFrost Jul 8Frost Aug 5N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jul 1
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Sep 9
CauliflowerFrost Jul 18Frost Aug 15N/A
CeleryFrost May 7Frost Jul 16N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 21
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jul 26
EggplantsFrost May 16Frost Jul 11N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 26
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jun 5Frost Jul 31N/A
KaleFrost Aug 7Frost Sep 4N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Sep 9
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Sep 19
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 21
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 26
PeasN/AN/AFrost Aug 25
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Aug 15
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jun 11
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Sep 24
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Oct 4
Sweet PotatoesFrost May 27Frost Jul 1N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Sep 19
TomatoesFrost May 21Frost Jul 16N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Sep 19
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jul 1
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 31