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

Planting Calendar for Humboldt, 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 11 (at JACKSON 4 NE, TN climate station, elevation 429 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Mar 28-Apr 11
Moon Apr 1-11
BasilFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 13-16
Frost Apr 11-May 2
Moon Apr 11-16, Apr 30-May 2
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Mar 28-Apr 18
Moon Mar 28-31, Apr 17-18
Bell PeppersFrost Jan 30-Feb 13
Moon Feb 1-13
Frost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
N/A
BroccoliFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 13-16
Frost Mar 14-Apr 4
Moon Mar 14-18, Apr 1- 4
N/A
CabbageFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 13-16
Frost Mar 14-28
Moon Mar 14-18
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Mar 14-21
Moon Mar 14-18
Frost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Mar 6-21
Moon Mar 19-21
CauliflowerFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 13-16
Frost Mar 14-Apr 4
Moon Mar 14-18, Apr 1- 4
N/A
CeleryFrost Jan 30-Feb 13
Moon Feb 1-13
Frost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Mar 14-21
Moon Mar 14-18
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 11-16
CornN/AN/AFrost Apr 25-May 16
Moon Apr 30-May 15
CucumbersFrost Mar 14-21
Moon Mar 14-18
Frost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Apr 11-May 16
Moon Apr 11-16, Apr 30-May 15
EggplantsFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 13-16
Frost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Apr 18-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jan 30-Feb 13
Moon Feb 1-13
Frost Apr 18-May 2
Moon Apr 30-May 2
N/A
KaleFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 13-16
Frost Mar 14-Apr 4
Moon Mar 14-18, Apr 1- 4
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Feb 27-Mar 14
Moon Mar 2-14
Frost Mar 21-28
N/A
LettuceFrost Feb 27-Mar 14
Moon Mar 2-14
Frost Mar 28-Apr 25
Moon Apr 1-16
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Mar 14-Apr 4
Moon Mar 19-31
OreganoFrost Jan 30-Feb 27
Moon Feb 1-16
Frost Apr 11-May 2
Moon Apr 11-16, Apr 30-May 2
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Mar 14-28
Moon Mar 14-18
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 21-Apr 11
Moon Mar 21-31
PeasN/AN/AFrost Feb 27-Mar 21
Moon Mar 2-18
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 4-25
Moon Apr 17-25
PumpkinsFrost Mar 21-Apr 4
Moon Apr 1- 4
Frost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Feb 13-Mar 6
Moon Feb 17-Mar 1
RosemaryFrost Jan 30-Feb 13
Moon Feb 1-13
Frost Apr 18-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
N/A
SageFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 13-16
Frost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 11-16
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Feb 27-Mar 21
Moon Mar 2-18
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 2-16
Moon May 16
Swiss ChardFrost Feb 27-Mar 14
Moon Mar 2-14
Frost Mar 21-28
N/A
ThymeFrost Jan 30-Feb 27
Moon Feb 1-16
Frost Apr 11-May 2
Moon Apr 11-16, Apr 30-May 2
N/A
TomatoesFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 13-16
Frost Apr 18-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 14-Apr 4
Moon Mar 19-31
WatermelonsFrost Mar 14-21
Moon Mar 14-18
Frost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 30-May 9
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Apr 25-May 23
Moon Apr 30-May 15
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Apr 25-May 23
Moon Apr 30-May 15

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on October 25 (at JACKSON 4 NE, TN climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Sep 20
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Sep 10
Bell PeppersFrost May 12Frost Jul 7N/A
BroccoliFrost Jul 14Frost Aug 11N/A
CabbageFrost Jul 4Frost Aug 1N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jun 27
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Sep 5
CauliflowerFrost Jul 14Frost Aug 11N/A
CeleryFrost May 3Frost Jul 12N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 17
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jul 22
EggplantsFrost May 12Frost Jul 7N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 22
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jun 1Frost Jul 27N/A
KaleFrost Aug 3Frost Aug 31N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Sep 5
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Sep 15
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 17
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 22
PeasN/AN/AFrost Aug 21
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Aug 11
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jun 7
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Sep 20
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Sep 30
Sweet PotatoesFrost May 23Frost Jun 27N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Sep 15
TomatoesFrost May 17Frost Jul 12N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Sep 15
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jun 27
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 12
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 27