during dry weather
remove berries before they fall off the asparagusfern onto the ground
cut down the asparagusfern in the autumnwhen it turns yellow
Soil for Asparagusby
To grow good Asparagus the soil needs to be:
well drained - so your light soil... in mounds (beds), but raised deep beds are ideal
frsh-cut-asparagusAsparagus beds stay down for 15 or...
How To Grow Asparagusby
Do not harvest the asparagus spears in the first year after planting and allow asparagusfern to develop. Cut these to 5cm above the ground in autumn.
On the Trail of the Elusive Fiddlehead Fernby
in search of the slightly fuzzy, unfurled fern tips that taste a bit like asparagus. Cooked properly..., you can usually use fiddlehead ferns in any recipe that calls for asparagus. Experiment with them, but quickly! Fiddlehead fern...
Our first cut of asparagus is imminent. How I wait for the home grown asparagus season!
Asparagus is easy to grow and the only real menace is asparagus beetle. We burn the asparagusferns...
Asparagus Problem Troubleshootingby
Steve ..Asparagus is a perennial vegetable that will keep on producing 20 years or longer given the right location and care. A healthy asparagus patch requires a bit of attention.Rule Number One: Keep ahead...
cutting spears and allow them to grow into the beautiful asparagusferns.
Asparagus is a reliable crop...
We have another week of the asparagus season to go - and this has been a good one for us.
for another six weeks. On 21 June, midsummers day, our asparagus season will end and we will allow the ferns....
Although we have already had our first limited cut of asparagus, this weekend was the first proper crop we have taken. Our variety...
the asparagus and give it time to build its strength.
Here we have hoed away any weeds and mulched... to the growing ferns.