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

Planting Calendar for Plano, 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 Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on November 13 (at RICHARDSON, TX climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Oct 9
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Sep 29
Bell PeppersFrost May 31Frost Jul 26N/A
BroccoliFrost Aug 2Frost Aug 30N/A
CabbageFrost Jul 23Frost Aug 20N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Sep 24
CauliflowerFrost Aug 2Frost Aug 30N/A
CeleryFrost May 22Frost Jul 31N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Aug 5
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Aug 10
EggplantsFrost May 31Frost Jul 26N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Aug 10
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jun 20Frost Aug 15N/A
KaleFrost Aug 22Frost Sep 19N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Sep 24
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Oct 4
OkraN/AN/AFrost Aug 5
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 10
PeasN/AN/AFrost Sep 9
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Aug 30
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jun 26
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Oct 9
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Oct 19
Sweet PotatoesFrost Jun 11Frost Jul 16N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Oct 4
TomatoesFrost Jun 5Frost Jul 31N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Oct 4
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jul 16
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 31
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Aug 15

Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on March 14 (at RICHARDSON, TX climate station, elevation 679 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Feb 27-Mar 14
Moon Mar 2-14
BasilFrost Jan 16-30
Moon Jan 16-17
Frost Mar 14-Apr 4
Moon Mar 14-18, Apr 1- 4
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Feb 27-Mar 21
Moon Feb 27-Mar 1, Mar 19-21
Bell PeppersFrost Jan 2-16
Moon Jan 2-16
Frost Mar 21-Apr 4
Moon Apr 1- 4
N/A
BroccoliFrost Jan 16-30
Moon Jan 16-17
Frost Feb 13-Mar 6
Moon Feb 13-16, Mar 2- 6
N/A
CabbageFrost Jan 16-30
Moon Jan 16-17
Frost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 13-16
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Feb 13-20
Moon Feb 13-16
Frost Mar 28-Apr 11
Moon Apr 1-11
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Feb 6-20
Moon Feb 17-20
CauliflowerFrost Jan 16-30
Moon Jan 16-17
Frost Feb 13-Mar 6
Moon Feb 13-16, Mar 2- 6
N/A
CeleryFrost Jan 2-16
Moon Jan 2-16
Frost Mar 21-Apr 4
Moon Apr 1- 4
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Feb 13-20
Moon Feb 13-16
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Mar 14-28
Moon Mar 14-18
CornN/AN/AFrost Mar 28-Apr 18
Moon Apr 1-16
CucumbersFrost Feb 13-20
Moon Feb 13-16
Frost Mar 28-Apr 11
Moon Apr 1-11
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Mar 14-Apr 18
Moon Mar 14-18, Apr 1-16
EggplantsFrost Jan 16-30
Moon Jan 16-17
Frost Mar 28-Apr 11
Moon Apr 1-11
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Mar 21-Apr 11
Moon Apr 1-11
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jan 2-16
Moon Jan 2-16
Frost Mar 21-Apr 4
Moon Apr 1- 4
N/A
KaleFrost Jan 16-30
Moon Jan 16-17
Frost Feb 13-Mar 6
Moon Feb 13-16, Mar 2- 6
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Jan 30-Feb 13
Moon Feb 1-13
Frost Feb 20-27
N/A
LettuceFrost Jan 30-Feb 13
Moon Feb 1-13
Frost Feb 27-Mar 28
Moon Mar 2-18
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Mar 28-Apr 11
Moon Apr 1-11
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Feb 13-Mar 6
Moon Feb 17-Mar 1
OreganoFrost Jan 2-30
Moon Jan 2-17
Frost Mar 14-Apr 4
Moon Mar 14-18, Apr 1- 4
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 13-16
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Feb 20-Mar 14
Moon Feb 20-Mar 1
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jan 30-Feb 20
Moon Feb 1-16
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Mar 6-28
Moon Mar 19-28
PumpkinsFrost Feb 20-Mar 6
Moon Mar 2- 6
Frost Mar 28-Apr 11
Moon Apr 1-11
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jan 16-Feb 6
Moon Jan 18-31
RosemaryFrost Jan 2-16
Moon Jan 2-16
Frost Mar 21-Apr 11
Moon Apr 1-11
N/A
SageFrost Jan 16-30
Moon Jan 16-17
Frost Mar 14-28
Moon Mar 14-18
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Jan 30-Feb 20
Moon Feb 1-16
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 4-18
Moon Apr 17-18
Swiss ChardFrost Jan 30-Feb 13
Moon Feb 1-13
Frost Feb 20-27
N/A
ThymeFrost Jan 2-30
Moon Jan 2-17
Frost Mar 14-Apr 4
Moon Mar 14-18, Apr 1- 4
N/A
TomatoesFrost Jan 16-30
Moon Jan 16-17
Frost Mar 21-Apr 11
Moon Apr 1-11
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Feb 13-Mar 6
Moon Feb 17-Mar 1
WatermelonsFrost Feb 13-20
Moon Feb 13-16
Frost Mar 28-Apr 11
Moon Apr 1-11
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Mar 28-Apr 25
Moon Apr 1-16
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Mar 28-Apr 25
Moon Apr 1-16