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Asparagus: How to Grow in the Home Garden | When to plant asparagus | Asparagus growing conditions | How to harvest asparagus | Tips for growing asparagus from GoGardenGo

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from Martha Stewart

Asparagus Growing Guide

Days to Harvest: A newly planted asparagus patch should not be harvested for its first year -- it needs this time to become established in the garden. The second year, you can harvest selectively over a two-week period. The third year, harvest over four weeks. The fourth year and beyond, you may harvest over an 8- to 10-week period, up until new shoots emerge thin and spindly. When to Plant: Plant crowns in early-mid spring, as soon as the soil can be worked. Keep the asparagus patch free…

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from eHow

How to Grow Asparagus in Raised Beds

How to grow asparagus in raised beds. Asparagus is a perennial vegetable plant that can be a long-lasting, permanent addition to a home garden. This vegetable requires well-draining soil to thrive; waterlogged soil can cause the roots of the asparagus plant to rot. Growing asparagus in raised beds offers them well-draining soil, as well as being a more convenient way to plant asparagus, since it does not require that you till the soil deeply with a rotary tiller.

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from eHow

When & How to Cut Down Asparagus Plants

When & How to Cut Down Asparagus Plants | eHow

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from Grow a Good Life

10+ Ways to Use Garlic Scapes

10 Ways to Use Garlic Scapes | growagoodlife.com

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from Heather Christo

Chive and Brie Frittata

So pretty @Teri Ioppolo -we need to make this in the summer when your chive plant is growing wild! Chive and Brie Frittata by Heather Christo, via Flickr

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from Better Homes and Gardens

When to Plant Vegetables

When to Plant Vegetables... At a soil temperature of 40 degrees F, plant arugula, kale, lettuces, radicchio, radishes, and spinach. At a soil temperature of 50 degrees F, plant Chinese cabbage, onions. At a soil temperature of 60 degrees F, plant beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots. Other cool-season vegetables include asparagus, celery, collards, garlic, kohlrabi, potatoes, rhubarb, and rutabagas.

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When to Spray Fruit Trees

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Growing Asparagus from seed is a rewarding experience that is easier than you think. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS Blog

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Pokeweed Plant and Poke Salad Recipe - southern comfort food - when cooked it looks like spinach and tastes like asparagus

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