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Spring vegetable planting guide for Colorado Springs, CO

Carla Paton
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Spring is the perfect time to plan your vegetable garden in Colorado Springs. Now that we are getting more daylight and the temps are starting to warm up, it's the best time to get your hands dirty and grow your produce. However, before you begin planting, there are a few things you need to take into consideration. First of all, Colorado Springs is in a semi-arid climate, which means that you need to be careful about watering your plants. Too much water cause root rot, so it's important to only water when necessary. Secondly, the soil in Colorado Springs is notoriously rocky, so you'll need to amend it with compost or other organic matter before planting. Finally, the altitude in Colorado Springs can cause problems for some plants, so you'll need to do your research before planting. You can start planning your perfect vegetable garden for Colorado Springs with these things in mind!

Now that you know a bit about gardening in Colorado Springs, it's time to plan your garden. First, start by determining what you want to grow. There are a wide variety of vegetables suited for growing in Colorado Springs, so you're sure to find something that you like. Some of our favorites include tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and zucchini. Once you know what vegetables you want to grow, it's time to start planning your garden layout.

One of the terrific things about Colorado Springs gardening is the wide variety of plants that can be grown here. However, you'll need to be careful about spacing your plants correctly. If you plant them too close together, they'll compete for resources, and you'll end up with smaller plants. On the other hand, they'll never reach their full potential if you plant them too far apart. So, how do you know how to space your plants correctly? One of the best ways to figure out spacing is to use a planting guide. These fantastic guides show you how much space each plant needs to grow so that you can plan your garden accordingly.

Below is the Spring vegetable planning guide from The Old Farmer's Almanac for Colorado Springs. Now go get those hands dirty!
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