Warm Season Vegetables

It’s almost that glorious, wonderful time of year again. Time to get your warm season veggie crops planted for optimal yield! Fort Collins Nursery is your source for the greatest selection of veggies and herbs including basil, cilantro, rosemary, peppers, melons, and dozens of tomato varieties ranging from the traditional to the exotic. New shipments of starter plants arrive nearly every day!

Please remember, even the hardiest of vegetables and flowers need protection from frost and freezing temperatures. In Northern Colorado, the average last frost date is May 15, and in Southern Wyoming it can be as late as the first or second week of June. Use Season Extenders (AKA Wall O Water), Hot Kaps, or other methods of frost protection to get an early start on these tender plants.

Originally published on May 5th, 2015. Updated on April 29th, 2022.