Vegetable Planting Guide for the Pikes Peak Region

All these recommendations work best in raised beds.

Cool Season Crops: Sow from Seed April 15 – May 15

Spinach: seed 1 inch apart, rows 6 inches apart

Greens: seed 2 inches apart, rows 6 inches apart, thin to 6 inches
Carrots: seed 2 inches apart, rows 6 inches apart
Radishes: seed 3 inches apart, rows 6 inches apart
Beets: seed 4 inches apart, rows 6 inches apart
Chard: seed 6 inches apart, rows 12 inches apart
Kale: seed 6 inches apart, rows 12 inches apart
Collards: seed 12 inches apart, rows 12 inches apart
Turnips: seed 8 inches apart, rows 12 inches apart
Cilantro: seed 1 inch apart, rows 2 inches apart
Dill for leaves: seed 1 inch apart, rows 2 inches apart

Cool Season Crops: Sow from Plants from April 15 – May 15

Broccoli: space 18 inches apart
Cabbage: space 18 inches apart
Kohlrabi: space 12 inches apart
Cauliflower: space 24 inches apart
Potatoes: seed potatoes 1 ft apart, rows 2 ft apart
Asparagus: space 18 inches apart
Onions: space 6 inches apart
Parsley: space 1 ft apart
Rhubarb: space 3 ft apart
Horseradish: space 3 ft apart
Chives: space 1 ft apart
Raspberries: space 12 inches apart, rows 2 ft apart

Warm Season Crops: Sow from Plants from May  15 – June 7

Tomatoes:  space 4 ft apart
Peppers: space 14 to 18 inches apart
Most annual herbs: space 1 ft apart

 Warm Season Crops: Sow from Seeds from May  15 – June 7

Beans: seed 4 inches apart, rows 12 inches apart
Corn: seed 8 inches apart, rows 30 inches apart
Summer Squash: space 4 ft apart
Winter Squash (vine type): space 5 ft apart
Pumpkins: space 8 ft apart

 

Note: Planting dates are approximate and depend on the seasonal weather.

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