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

Planting Calendar for College Station, TX

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 March 6 (at COLLEGE STN, TX climate station, elevation 305 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Feb 20-Mar 6
Moon Mar 2- 6
BasilFrost Jan 9-23
Moon Jan 9-17
Frost Mar 6-27
Moon Mar 6-18
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Feb 20-Mar 13
Moon Feb 20-Mar 1
Bell PeppersFrost Dec 26-Jan 9
Moon Jan 2- 9
Frost Mar 13-27
Moon Mar 13-18
N/A
BroccoliFrost Jan 9-23
Moon Jan 9-17
Frost Feb 6-27
Moon Feb 6-16
N/A
CabbageFrost Jan 9-23
Moon Jan 9-17
Frost Feb 6-20
Moon Feb 6-16
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Feb 6-13
Moon Feb 6-13
Frost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jan 30-Feb 13
Moon Jan 30-31
CauliflowerFrost Jan 9-23
Moon Jan 9-17
Frost Feb 6-27
Moon Feb 6-16
N/A
CeleryFrost Dec 26-Jan 9
Moon Jan 2- 9
Frost Mar 13-27
Moon Mar 13-18
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Feb 6-13
Moon Feb 6-13
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Mar 6-20
Moon Mar 6-18
CornN/AN/AFrost Mar 20-Apr 10
Moon Apr 1-10
CucumbersFrost Feb 6-13
Moon Feb 6-13
Frost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Mar 6-Apr 10
Moon Mar 6-18, Apr 1-10
EggplantsFrost Jan 9-23
Moon Jan 9-17
Frost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Mar 13-Apr 3
Moon Mar 13-18, Apr 1- 3
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Dec 26-Jan 9
Moon Jan 2- 9
Frost Mar 13-27
Moon Mar 13-18
N/A
KaleFrost Jan 9-23
Moon Jan 9-17
Frost Feb 6-27
Moon Feb 6-16
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Jan 23-Feb 6
Moon Feb 1- 6
Frost Feb 13-20
Moon Feb 13-16
N/A
LettuceFrost Jan 23-Feb 6
Moon Feb 1- 6
Frost Feb 20-Mar 20
Moon Mar 2-18
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Feb 6-27
Moon Feb 17-27
OreganoFrost Dec 26-Jan 23
Moon Jan 2-17
Frost Mar 6-27
Moon Mar 6-18
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Feb 6-20
Moon Feb 6-16
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Feb 13-Mar 6
Moon Feb 17-Mar 1
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jan 23-Feb 13
Moon Feb 1-13
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Feb 27-Mar 20
Moon Feb 27-Mar 1, Mar 19-20
PumpkinsFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 13-16
Frost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jan 9-30
Moon Jan 18-30
RosemaryFrost Dec 26-Jan 9
Moon Jan 2- 9
Frost Mar 13-Apr 3
Moon Mar 13-18, Apr 1- 3
N/A
SageFrost Jan 9-23
Moon Jan 9-17
Frost Mar 6-20
Moon Mar 6-18
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Jan 23-Feb 13
Moon Feb 1-13
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-31
Swiss ChardFrost Jan 23-Feb 6
Moon Feb 1- 6
Frost Feb 13-20
Moon Feb 13-16
N/A
ThymeFrost Dec 26-Jan 23
Moon Jan 2-17
Frost Mar 6-27
Moon Mar 6-18
N/A
TomatoesFrost Jan 9-23
Moon Jan 9-17
Frost Mar 13-Apr 3
Moon Mar 13-18, Apr 1- 3
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Feb 6-27
Moon Feb 17-27
WatermelonsFrost Feb 6-13
Moon Feb 6-13
Frost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Mar 20-Apr 17
Moon Apr 1-16
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Mar 20-Apr 17
Moon Apr 1-16

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on November 22 (at COLLEGE STN, TX climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Oct 18
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Oct 8
Bell PeppersFrost Jun 9Frost Aug 4N/A
BroccoliFrost Aug 11Frost Sep 8N/A
CabbageFrost Aug 1Frost Aug 29N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jul 25
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Oct 3
CauliflowerFrost Aug 11Frost Sep 8N/A
CeleryFrost May 31Frost Aug 9N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Aug 14
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Aug 19
EggplantsFrost Jun 9Frost Aug 4N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Aug 19
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jun 29Frost Aug 24N/A
KaleFrost Aug 31Frost Sep 28N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Oct 3
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Oct 13
OkraN/AN/AFrost Aug 14
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 19
PeasN/AN/AFrost Sep 18
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Sep 8
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jul 5
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Oct 18
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Oct 28
Sweet PotatoesFrost Jun 20Frost Jul 25N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Oct 13
TomatoesFrost Jun 14Frost Aug 9N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Oct 13
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jul 25
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Aug 9
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Aug 24