WHEN TO PLANT | LOCAL CLIMATE SUMMARIES | SEASONAL CHECKLISTS
- Resources from CSU’s Planttalk website are brief articles to introduce you to the subject material and focused on the beginner.
- CSU Fact Sheets are more detailed and often include recommendations from CSU Extension specialists and agents.
- CMG GardenNotes are very detailed chapter-style resources written to train Colorado Master Gardeners.
- CO-Horts and Colorado Mountain Gardener blog postings are also included as more casual resources.
WHEN TO PLANT
- WEBINAR: Intro to Vegetable Gardening in Colorado (1:15:42)
- Buying and Hardening Transplants – Planttalk #1802
- Transplanting into the Garden – Planttalk #1818
- Spring Frosts & Snows– Planttalk #2013
- Last Spring Frosts – Planttalk #2018
- Frost and Freeze– Planttalk #2048
- Vegetable Garden Hints – CMG GardenNotes #719
- Frost Protection and Extending the Growing Season – CMG GardenNotes #722
- Check out the Colorado Produce Calendar, a great resource for when produce is available/should be ripe in your garden.
LOCAL CLIMATE SUMMARIES
When should you plant in your area? Use these Climate Summaries to find out your average frost dates and monthly average temperatures on a local level.
- #741, Climate Summary: Boulder and Longmont
- #742, Climate Summary: Castle Rock, Littleton and Parker
- #743, Climate Summary: Colorado Springs
- #744, Climate Summary: Dillon
- #745, Climate Summary: Eagle and Glenwood Springs
- #746, Climate Summary: Fort Collins, Greeley and Estes Park
- #757, Climate Summary: Gilpin
- #747, Climate Summary: Gunnison
- #748, Climate Summary: Northeast Colorado
- #749, Climate Summary: Northwest Colorado
- #750, Climate Summary: Southwest Colorado
- #751, Climate Summary: Pueblo
- #752, Climate Summary: Salida and Buena Vista
- #753, Climate Summary: Norwood and Telluride
- #754, Climate Summary: San Luis Valley
- #755, Climate Summary: Canon City
- #756, Climate Summary and Planting Dates: Tri River Area
- SEASONAL CHECKLIST – Winter
- SEASONAL CHECKLIST – Spring
- SEASONAL CHECKLIST – Summer
- SEASONAL CHECKLIST – Fall