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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

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…

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.

from eHow

When & How to Cut Down Asparagus Plants

When & How to Cut Down Asparagus Plants | eHow

from Grow a Good Life

10+ Ways to Use Garlic Scapes

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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

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.

from eHow

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


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