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

Planting Calendar for Barton, VT

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 June 6 (at SUTTON 2NE, VT climate station, elevation 1000 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 23-Jun 6
Moon May 23-Jun 3
BasilFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 19-25
Frost Jun 6-27
Moon Jun 17-27
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 23-Jun 13
Moon Jun 4-13
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 28-Apr 11
Moon Mar 28-Apr 5
Frost Jun 13-27
Moon Jun 17-27
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 19-25
Frost May 9-30
Moon May 19-30
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 19-25
Frost May 9-23
Moon May 19-23
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 9-16
Frost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 20-Jul 3
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 2-16
Moon May 6-16
CauliflowerFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 19-25
Frost May 9-30
Moon May 19-30
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 28-Apr 11
Moon Mar 28-Apr 5
Frost Jun 13-27
Moon Jun 17-27
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 9-16
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 6-20
Moon Jun 17-20
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 20-Jul 11
Moon Jun 20-Jul 3
CucumbersFrost May 9-16
Frost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 20-Jul 3
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 6-Jul 11
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
EggplantsFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 19-25
Frost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 20-Jul 3
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Mar 14-28
Moon Mar 21-28
Frost Apr 18-May 9
Moon Apr 19-May 5
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 13-Jul 4
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 28-Apr 11
Moon Mar 28-Apr 5
Frost Jun 13-27
Moon Jun 17-27
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 19-25
Frost May 9-30
Moon May 19-30
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 25-May 5
Frost May 16-23
Moon May 19-23
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 25-May 5
Frost May 23-Jun 20
Moon May 23-Jun 3, Jun 17-20
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 20-Jul 3
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 9-30
Moon May 9-18
OreganoFrost Mar 28-Apr 25
Moon Mar 28-Apr 5, Apr 19-25
Frost Jun 6-27
Moon Jun 17-27
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 9-23
Moon May 19-23
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost May 16-Jun 6
Moon May 16-18, Jun 4- 6
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 25-May 16
Moon Apr 25-May 5
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 30-Jun 20
Moon Jun 4-16
PumpkinsFrost May 16-30
Moon May 19-30
Frost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 20-Jul 3
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 11-May 2
Moon Apr 11-18
RosemaryFrost Mar 28-Apr 11
Moon Mar 28-Apr 5
Frost Jun 13-Jul 4
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
N/A
SageFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 19-25
Frost Jun 6-20
Moon Jun 17-20
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 25-May 16
Moon Apr 25-May 5
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 27-Jul 11
Moon Jul 4-11
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 25-May 9
Moon Apr 25-May 5
Frost May 16-23
Moon May 19-23
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 28-Apr 25
Moon Mar 28-Apr 5, Apr 19-25
Frost Jun 6-27
Moon Jun 17-27
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 11-25
Moon Apr 19-25
Frost Jun 13-Jul 4
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 9-30
Moon May 9-18
WatermelonsFrost May 9-16
Frost Jun 20-Jul 4
Moon Jun 20-Jul 3
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 20-Jul 18
Moon Jun 20-Jul 3, Jul 17-18
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 20-Jul 18
Moon Jun 20-Jul 3, Jul 17-18

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on September 7 (at SUTTON 2NE, VT climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Aug 3
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 25Frost June 27N/A
BroccoliFrost May 27Frost Jun 24N/A
CabbageFrost May 17Frost Jun 14N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 4
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 19
CauliflowerFrost May 27Frost Jun 24N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 16Frost June 27N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 11
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 4
EggplantsFrost Mar 25Frost July 4N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Jul 9
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 4
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 14Frost June 27N/A
KaleFrost Jun 16Frost Jul 14N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 19
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Jul 29
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 4
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost June 6
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 4
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 24
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 4
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 3
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 13
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 5Frost July 11N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jul 29
TomatoesFrost Mar 30Frost July 4N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 29
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 4
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 18
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 18