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

Planting Calendar for Wheeling, WV

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 Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on October 23 (at WHEELING, WV 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

Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on April 26 (at WHEELING, WV climate station, elevation 646 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Apr 12-26
Moon Apr 12-16
BasilFrost Feb 28-Mar 15
Moon Mar 2-15
Frost Apr 26-May 17
Moon Apr 30-May 15
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Apr 12-May 3
Moon Apr 17-29
Bell PeppersFrost Feb 14-28
Moon Feb 14-16
Frost May 3-17
Moon May 3-15
N/A
BroccoliFrost Feb 28-Mar 15
Moon Mar 2-15
Frost Mar 29-Apr 19
Moon Apr 1-16
N/A
CabbageFrost Feb 28-Mar 15
Moon Mar 2-15
Frost Mar 29-Apr 12
Moon Apr 1-12
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Mar 29-Apr 5
Moon Apr 1- 5
Frost May 10-24
Moon May 10-15
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Mar 22-Apr 5
Moon Mar 22-31
CauliflowerFrost Feb 28-Mar 15
Moon Mar 2-15
Frost Mar 29-Apr 19
Moon Apr 1-16
N/A
CeleryFrost Feb 14-28
Moon Feb 14-16
Frost May 3-17
Moon May 3-15
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Mar 29-Apr 5
Moon Apr 1- 5
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Apr 26-May 10
Moon Apr 30-May 10
CornN/AN/AFrost May 10-31
Moon May 10-15, May 30-31
CucumbersFrost Mar 29-Apr 5
Moon Apr 1- 5
Frost May 10-24
Moon May 10-15
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Apr 26-May 31
Moon Apr 30-May 15
EggplantsFrost Feb 28-Mar 15
Moon Mar 2-15
Frost May 10-24
Moon May 10-15
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost May 3-24
Moon May 3-15
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Feb 14-28
Moon Feb 14-16
Frost May 3-17
Moon May 3-15
N/A
KaleFrost Feb 28-Mar 15
Moon Mar 2-15
Frost Mar 29-Apr 19
Moon Apr 1-16
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Mar 15-29
Moon Mar 15-18
Frost Apr 5-12
Moon Apr 5-12
N/A
LettuceFrost Mar 15-29
Moon Mar 15-18
Frost Apr 12-May 10
Moon Apr 12-16, Apr 30-May 10
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost May 10-24
Moon May 10-15
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Mar 29-Apr 19
Moon Mar 29-31, Apr 17-19
OreganoFrost Feb 14-Mar 15
Moon Feb 14-16, Mar 2-15
Frost Apr 26-May 17
Moon Apr 30-May 15
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Mar 29-Apr 12
Moon Apr 1-12
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 5-26
Moon Apr 17-26
PeasN/AN/AFrost Mar 15-Apr 5
Moon Mar 15-18, Apr 1- 5
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 19-May 10
Moon Apr 19-29
PumpkinsFrost Apr 5-19
Moon Apr 5-16
Frost May 10-24
Moon May 10-15
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Feb 28-Mar 22
Moon Feb 28-Mar 1, Mar 19-22
RosemaryFrost Feb 14-28
Moon Feb 14-16
Frost May 3-24
Moon May 3-15
N/A
SageFrost Feb 28-Mar 15
Moon Mar 2-15
Frost Apr 26-May 10
Moon Apr 30-May 10
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Mar 15-Apr 5
Moon Mar 15-18, Apr 1- 5
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 17-31
Moon May 17-29
Swiss ChardFrost Mar 15-29
Moon Mar 15-18
Frost Apr 5-12
Moon Apr 5-12
N/A
ThymeFrost Feb 14-Mar 15
Moon Feb 14-16, Mar 2-15
Frost Apr 26-May 17
Moon Apr 30-May 15
N/A
TomatoesFrost Feb 28-Mar 15
Moon Mar 2-15
Frost May 3-24
Moon May 3-15
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 29-Apr 19
Moon Mar 29-31, Apr 17-19
WatermelonsFrost Mar 29-Apr 5
Moon Apr 1- 5
Frost May 10-24
Moon May 10-15
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost May 10-Jun 7
Moon May 10-15, May 30-Jun 7
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost May 10-Jun 7
Moon May 10-15, May 30-Jun 7