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

Planting Calendar for North Troy, 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 May 21 (at JAY PEAK, VT climate station, elevation 1840 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost May 7-21
Moon May 19-21
BasilFrost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
Frost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 21-Jun 3
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost May 7-28
Moon May 7-18
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 11-26
Moon Mar 21-26
Frost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 28-Jun 3
N/A
BroccoliFrost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
Frost Apr 23-May 14
Moon Apr 23-May 5
N/A
CabbageFrost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
Frost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 23-May 5
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Apr 23-30
Moon Apr 23-30
Frost Jun 4-18
Moon Jun 17-18
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16-18
CauliflowerFrost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
Frost Apr 23-May 14
Moon Apr 23-May 5
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 11-26
Moon Mar 21-26
Frost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 28-Jun 3
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Apr 23-30
Moon Apr 23-30
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost May 21-Jun 4
Moon May 21-Jun 3
CornN/AN/AFrost Jun 4-25
Moon Jun 17-25
CucumbersFrost Apr 23-30
Moon Apr 23-30
Frost Jun 4-18
Moon Jun 17-18
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost May 21-Jun 25
Moon May 21-Jun 3, Jun 17-25
EggplantsFrost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
Frost Jun 4-18
Moon Jun 17-18
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Feb 25-Mar 11
Moon Feb 25-Mar 7
Frost Apr 2-23
Moon Apr 2- 5, Apr 19-23
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost May 28-Jun 18
Moon May 28-Jun 3, Jun 17-18
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 11-26
Moon Mar 21-26
Frost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 28-Jun 3
N/A
KaleFrost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
Frost Apr 23-May 14
Moon Apr 23-May 5
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
Frost Apr 30-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 5
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
Frost May 7-Jun 4
Moon May 19-Jun 3
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 4-18
Moon Jun 17-18
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Apr 23-May 14
Moon May 6-14
OreganoFrost Mar 11-Apr 9
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
Frost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 21-Jun 3
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 23-May 5
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 30-May 21
Moon May 6-18
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 9-30
Moon Apr 19-30
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 14-Jun 4
Moon May 14-18, Jun 4
PumpkinsFrost Apr 30-May 14
Moon Apr 30-May 5
Frost Jun 4-18
Moon Jun 17-18
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Mar 26-Apr 16
Moon Apr 6-16
RosemaryFrost Mar 11-26
Moon Mar 21-26
Frost May 28-Jun 18
Moon May 28-Jun 3, Jun 17-18
N/A
SageFrost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
Frost May 21-Jun 4
Moon May 21-Jun 3
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 9-30
Moon Apr 19-30
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 11-25
Moon Jun 11-16
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 19-23
Frost Apr 30-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 5
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 11-Apr 9
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
Frost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 21-Jun 3
N/A
TomatoesFrost Mar 26-Apr 9
Moon Mar 26-Apr 5
Frost May 28-Jun 18
Moon May 28-Jun 3, Jun 17-18
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 23-May 14
Moon May 6-14
WatermelonsFrost Apr 23-30
Moon Apr 23-30
Frost Jun 4-18
Moon Jun 17-18
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jun 4-Jul 2
Moon Jun 17-Jul 2
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jun 4-Jul 2
Moon Jun 17-Jul 2

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on September 26 (at JAY PEAK, VT climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Aug 22
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Aug 12
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 13Frost June 11N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 15Frost Jul 13N/A
CabbageFrost Jun 5Frost Jul 3N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost June 18
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Aug 7
CauliflowerFrost Jun 15Frost Jul 13N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 4Frost Jun 13N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost June 25
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jun 23
EggplantsFrost Apr 13Frost June 18N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Jul 28
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 23
Jalapeño PeppersFrost May 3Frost Jun 28N/A
KaleFrost Jul 5Frost Aug 2N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Aug 7
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Aug 17
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jun 18
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 23
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 23
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 13
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost June 18
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 22
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Sep 1
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 24Frost June 25N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 17
TomatoesFrost Apr 18Frost June 18N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 17
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost June 18
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost July 2
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost July 2