The following calendar provides information on when to start seedlings in the Montréal region. These dates should be adjusted in colder areas.
|Vegetables||Indoor seeding||Outdoor seeding||Successive seeding||Outdoor transplanting|
|Bean||Late May||Every 10 days until the end of June for bush beans.|
|Beet||Late April or early May||Every 2 weeks until the end of June.|
|Bell pepper and chili pepper||Mid-March to late March||Early June|
|Brussels sprout||Early April||Mid-May|
|Cabbage (Chinese)||Early August|
|Carrot||Late April or early May||Every 2 weeks until the end of July.|
|Chard||Early April||Early May||Mid-May|
|Cucumber||Mid-May||Early June||Second seeding possible indoors in early July and transplanting 15 days later; replaces less vigorous plants.||Early June|
|Ground cherry||Early April||Early June|
|Kale||Mid-March||May||Every 3 or 4 weeks to harvest young plants.||Early May|
|Kohlrabi||Late April||Early May||Every 2 weeks until early September.||Late May|
|Leek||Early March||Early May|
|Lettuce||Mid-April||Early May||Every 2 weeks until the end of August.||Late May|
|Melon||Mid-April to late April||Early June|
|Mesclun||Late April or early May||Every 2 weeks until mid-September.|
|Onion||Early March||Early May
|Parsnip||Late April or early May|
|Peas||Late April or early May||Every month until early summer.
Sowing possible in early August (early cultivars).
and other winter squash
|Early May||Early June||Early June|
|Radish||Late April or early May||Every 2 weeks until mid-June.
Sowing possible in late August, early September.
|Shallot (French)||Early May|
|Spinach||Mid-April||Every 2-3 weeks until mid-June. Seeding possible in mid-August.|
|Tomatillo||Late April||Early June|
|Tomato||Late March to mid-April||Early June|
|Turnip||Late April or early May||Every 2-3 weeks until early June. Seeding possible from early August to late August.|
and other summer squash
|Early May||Early June||Outdoor transplanting|