An Albuquerque Valley Gardening Calendar

 	:   start inside   
 	.   optionally start inside       
 	[   plant (outside) this week       
	-   grow      
	]   bear this week   
 	?   uncertain date  
	W   use Wall-o-Water(TM) or similar water sleeve protector 

	Entries are sorted by planting date([), 
	then by indoor start date (:), 
	then by earliest production date (]), 
	then alphabetically.
-----------------Example---------------

          JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Tomatoes |    |    |  ::|::WW|W[--|----|---]|]]]]|]]]]|]]  |    |    |

This example entry means that a reasonable schedule would be to:
   - start tomato seeds indoors the third week of March
   - if using a Wall-of-Water, plant them outside in last half of April
   - if not using a WoW, plant outside the second week of May
   - tend them till late July, when you can expect to harvest
     fruit until mid October if the plants are healthy.

Master Chart

Plantings before last frost...

          Winter--) (----Spring--) (----Summer--) (----Fall----) (---
          JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Peas     |   ?|[[[[|----|----|-??]|]]  |    |    |    |    |  
Onions   |    |[[[[|[[[[|[---|----|----|---]|]]]]|]]]]|]]]]|    |    |
Broc.Raab|    |    |[---|----|--??|??? |    |    |    |    |    |    |
Strawberries  |    |[---|----|---]|]]] |    |    |    |    |    |    |
Carrots  |    |    |[[[[|----|----|-]]]|]]]]|]]]]|    |    |    |    |
Beets    |    |    |[[[[|[---|--]]|]]] |    |    |    |    |    |    |         
Lettuce  |    |    |[[[[|[---|---]|]]] |    |    |    |    |    |    |         
Turnips  |    |    |  [[|[---|--]]|    |    |    |    |    |    |    |         
Spinach  |    |    |  [[|[---|-]]]|    |    |    |    |    |    |    | 
Leeks    |    |    | ...|[---|----|----|----|--]]|]]]]|]]]]|    |    | 
Chard    |    |    |    |[---|----|-]]]|]]]]|]]]]|]]]]|]]]]|    |    | 
Celery   |    |::::|::::|::[-|----|----|---]|]]]]|]]]]|]]]]|    |    |
Collards |    |    | ...|..[-|----|-?? |    |    |    |    |    |    |
Potatoes |    |    |    |  [-|----|--?-|?-?-|?-?-|?-?-|    |    |    |

Planting after last frost...

          Winter--) (----Spring--) (----Summer--) (----Fall----) (---
          JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Eggplant |    |    |::::|::::|:[--|----|----|]]]]|????|    |    |    |
Peppers  |    |    |  ::|::::|:[--|----|---]|]]]]|]]]]|]]  |    |    |
Tomatoes |    |    |  ::|::WW|W[--|----|---]|]]]]|]]]]|]]  |    |    |
Cucumber |    |    |    |    | [--|----|--]]|]]]]|]]]]|]]]]|    |    |
Melons   |    |    |    |    | [--|----|----|]]]]| no |    |    |    |
S. Squash|    |    |    |    | [--|---]|]]]]|]]]]|]]]]|    |    |    |          
Sunflowers    |    |    |    | [[[|[---|]]]]|]]]]|... |    |    |    |          
Beans    |    |    |    |    | [[[|[---|-]]]|]]]]|... |    |    |    |
Corn     |    |    |    |    | [[[|[---|-]]]|]]]]|... |    |    |    |
Okra     |    |    |    |    |    |[---|---]|]]]]|]]]]|    |    |    |
W.Squash |    |    |    |    |    |[[[[|[---|----|]]]]|]]  |    |    |

Midsummer replanting or alternates...

          Winter--) (----Spring--) (----Summer--) (----Fall----) (---
          JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Gr. Beans|    |    |    |    |    |    | [--|---]|]]]]|]]  |    |    |
S. Squash|    |    |    |    |    |    | [--|---]|]]]]|]]  |    |    |     
Corn     |    |    |    |    |    |    | [--|----|-]]]|]]  |    |    |

For fall gardening...

          Winter--) (----Spring--) (----Summer--) (----Fall----) (---
          JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Parsnips |    |    |    |    |  ..|....|[---|----|----|-]]]|]]]]|]]]]|
B. Sprouts    |    |    |    |    |  ::|::[-|----|----|---]|]]]]|    | 
Collards |    |    |    |    |    |    |  [-|----|-???|    |    |    |
Peas     |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |[??-|----|-]]]|    |    |         
Beets    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    | [[-|----|]]]]|    |    |
Broccoli |    |    |    |    |    |    | :::|::[-|----|-]]]|    |    |
Cauliflow|    |    |    |    |    |    | :::|::[-|----|-]]]|    |    |
Lettuce  |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |..[-|---]|]]]]|    |    |         
Kale     |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |  [-|----|-]]]|]]]]|    |
Broc.Raab|    |    |    |    |    |    |    |  [-|----|----|??  |    |
Turnips  |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |  [[|[---|-]]]|]]]]|]]]]|         
Spinach  |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    | [--|--]]|    |    |
Hardy Onion---|---]|]]]]|    |    |    |    |    |   [|----|----|----|
Bulbs    |----|----|]]]]|]]]]|]]]]|... |    |    |    |  [-|----|    |
Onion sets----|----|--[[|[[--|----|----|-]]]|]]  |    |    |[---|----|
         |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |
          Winter--) (----Spring--) (----Summer--) (----Fall----) (---
          JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC

Comments on each vegetable type

Schedule comments by month

JANUARY 

FEBRUARY

MARCH

APRIL

MAY

JUNE

JULY

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

Please send me your comments, suggestions, etc. My e-mail address is rejones7@msn.com

"Then Noah built an alter to the Lord and, taking some of all the clean animals and clean birds, he sacrificed burnt offerings on it. The Lord smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart, 'Never again will I curse the ground because of man, even though every inclination of his heart is evil from childhood. And never again will I destroy all living creatures, as I have done.
          As long as the earth endures,
          seedtime and harvest,
          cold and heat,
          summer and winter,
          day and night
          will never cease.' "

          Genesis 8:20-22 (NIV)