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

Planting Calendar for Martin, 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 10 (at MARTIN U OF T BRANCH E, TN climate station, elevation 341 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Apr 1-10
BasilFrost Feb 12-26
Moon Feb 12-16
Frost Apr 10-May 1
Moon Apr 10-16, Apr 30-May 1
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Mar 27-Apr 17
Moon Mar 27-31, Apr 17
Bell PeppersFrost Jan 29-Feb 12
Moon Feb 1-12
Frost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
N/A
BroccoliFrost Feb 12-26
Moon Feb 12-16
Frost Mar 12-Apr 3
Moon Mar 12-18, Apr 1- 3
N/A
CabbageFrost Feb 12-26
Moon Feb 12-16
Frost Mar 12-27
Moon Mar 12-18
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Mar 12-20
Moon Mar 12-18
Frost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 30-May 8
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Mar 5-20
Moon Mar 19-20
CauliflowerFrost Feb 12-26
Moon Feb 12-16
Frost Mar 12-Apr 3
Moon Mar 12-18, Apr 1- 3
N/A
CeleryFrost Jan 29-Feb 12
Moon Feb 1-12
Frost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Mar 12-20
Moon Mar 12-18
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 10-16
CornN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 15
Moon Apr 30-May 15
CucumbersFrost Mar 12-20
Moon Mar 12-18
Frost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 30-May 8
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Apr 10-May 15
Moon Apr 10-16, Apr 30-May 15
EggplantsFrost Feb 12-26
Moon Feb 12-16
Frost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 30-May 8
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Apr 17-May 8
Moon Apr 30-May 8
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jan 29-Feb 12
Moon Feb 1-12
Frost Apr 17-May 1
Moon Apr 30-May 1
N/A
KaleFrost Feb 12-26
Moon Feb 12-16
Frost Mar 12-Apr 3
Moon Mar 12-18, Apr 1- 3
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Feb 26-Mar 12
Moon Mar 2-12
Frost Mar 20-27
N/A
LettuceFrost Feb 26-Mar 12
Moon Mar 2-12
Frost Mar 27-Apr 24
Moon Apr 1-16
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 30-May 8
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Mar 12-Apr 3
Moon Mar 19-31
OreganoFrost Jan 29-Feb 26
Moon Feb 1-16
Frost Apr 10-May 1
Moon Apr 10-16, Apr 30-May 1
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Mar 12-27
Moon Mar 12-18
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 20-Apr 10
Moon Mar 20-31
PeasN/AN/AFrost Feb 26-Mar 20
Moon Mar 2-12, Mar 14-18
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 3-24
Moon Apr 17-24
PumpkinsFrost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
Frost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 30-May 8
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Feb 12-Mar 5
Moon Feb 17-Mar 1
RosemaryFrost Jan 29-Feb 12
Moon Feb 1-12
Frost Apr 17-May 8
Moon Apr 30-May 8
N/A
SageFrost Feb 12-26
Moon Feb 12-16
Frost Apr 10-24
Moon Apr 10-16
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Feb 26-Mar 20
Moon Mar 2-12, Mar 14-18
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 1-15
Swiss ChardFrost Feb 26-Mar 12
Moon Mar 2-12
Frost Mar 20-27
N/A
ThymeFrost Jan 29-Feb 26
Moon Feb 1-16
Frost Apr 10-May 1
Moon Apr 10-16, Apr 30-May 1
N/A
TomatoesFrost Feb 12-26
Moon Feb 12-16
Frost Apr 17-May 8
Moon Apr 30-May 8
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 12-Apr 3
Moon Mar 19-31
WatermelonsFrost Mar 12-20
Moon Mar 12-18
Frost Apr 24-May 8
Moon Apr 30-May 8
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 22
Moon Apr 30-May 15
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Apr 24-May 22
Moon Apr 30-May 15

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on October 23 (at MARTIN U OF T BRANCH E, TN climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Sep 18
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Sep 8
Bell PeppersFrost May 10Frost Jul 5N/A
BroccoliFrost Jul 12Frost Aug 9N/A
CabbageFrost Jul 2Frost Jul 30N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jun 25
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Sep 3
CauliflowerFrost Jul 12Frost Aug 9N/A
CeleryFrost May 1Frost Jul 10N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 15
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jul 20
EggplantsFrost May 10Frost Jul 5N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jul 20
Jalapeño PeppersFrost May 30Frost Jul 25N/A
KaleFrost Aug 1Frost Aug 29N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Sep 3
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Sep 13
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 15
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 20
PeasN/AN/AFrost Aug 19
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Aug 9
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jun 5
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Sep 18
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Sep 28
Sweet PotatoesFrost May 21Frost Jun 25N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Sep 13
TomatoesFrost May 15Frost Jul 10N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Sep 13
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jun 25
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 10
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 25