The asparagus is growing!



The asparagus bed I started this year has started to produce more spears.  I am going to take this as a good sign as I am not sure we planted the asparagus crowns correctly on reflection.

I have since found this excellent guide from the BBC that tells you exactly how to do it, click here.  I can not collect any of the spears this year and will be lucky if I get a harvest next year.  Really I think it will be two more years before I am able to reap the rewards of my efforts.


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  1. Have you tried sprinkling the ground around the plants with rock salt? They are the few plants that accept such treatment but it is not approved by the EU!

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