New Mexico: Vegetable Planting Calendar

New Mexico Zone Hardiness Map

Planting vegetable seeds or transplants at the correct time is important for getting the most out of your garden. Knowing your first and last frost dates will help you start your vegetable seeds at the right time.
New Mexico is in 4-9 USDA plant hardiness zones.
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New Mexico Last & First Frost Dates
CityLast Frost DateFirst Frost Date
Las Cruces4/2110/26
Rio Rancho6/269/4
Santa Fe5/1110/8

*Based on statistics there is a 10% chance that frost will occur before or after these dates. Watch your local weather for more accurate dates.

New Mexico on average has approximately 150 days between the last and first frost. Use the planting schedules below for planning when to plant tomatoes, peppers and more.

Zone 4 Planting Schedule
Zone 4 New Mexico Planting Schedule
Zone 5 Planting Schedule
Zone 5 New Mexico Planting Schedule
Zone 6 Planting Schedule
Zone 6 New Mexico Garden Schedule
Zone 7 Planting Schedule
Zone 7 New Mexico Garden Schedule
Zone 8 Planting Schedule
Zone 8 New Mexico Garden Schedule
Zone 9 Planting Schedule
Zone 9 New Mexico Garden Schedule