It’s finally starting to look like spring in Boulder.
And it’s finally Cinco de Mayo.
Between sips of margaritas, start scheming about planting some tasty jalapeños for a spicy, summer addition to salads and sauces.
Here are a few tips from Steve Aegerter, Colorado Master Gardener from Colorado State University.
Make sure nighttime temps consistently stay above 50 degrees before planting.
Use well-amended soil that contains plenty of organic matter, supplemented with a balanced fertilizer.
Plant in an area that receives lots of sun, spacing them about 18 inches apart with rows three feet apart.
Support with small tomato cages or a similar device to keep plants from splitting or falling over due to a heavy