Gardening: How to Grow Asparagus

I have been wanting to grow asparagus for several years and this article has inspired me to get started! Knowing that asparagus can take several years before it produces a harvest seems like a long time to wait (especially with small children who want instant gratification!), but I didn't realize that once planted asparagus will produce a crop every spring for 20-30 years! That's a great return on your initial investment!

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By Kathy LaLiberte

If you love asparagus and want to grow some yourself, waste no time in getting started. Even with the best of care, an asparagus bed won’t hit its stride for several years. But once that happens, the bed will produce an abundant crop of spears spring after spring for at least the next 20 to 30 years.

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