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asparagus

  • Kitchen Gardening

    How to Grow Asparagus

    As a perennial, asparagus requires more up-front investment than any other vege­table. But the long-term payoff is that, once established, an asparagus bed can, with minimal maintenance, produce for 15…

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    Seasonal Foods for Spring: Strawberries & Rhubarb

    Besides the stirring of life in the garden, the welcome appearance of the harbingers of spring, other signs of the season are produce like fresh salad greens both cultivated and…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Plant an Asparagus Patch

    You've never really tasted asparagus before if you haven't eaten it fresh from the garden. Plant your own patch of asparagus.

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    Growers and Gardeners Networking

    Recently my local farmers' market had a fundraiser at a nearby farm and it was fun and educational to visit with the friends and supporters of the market and the…

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    Growing Asparagus

    As a perennial, asparagus requires more up-front investment than any other vege­table. But the long-term payoff is that, once established, an asparagus bed can, with minimal maintenance, produce for 15…

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    Regional Picks: Overlooked Plants – Southern Plains

    Southern Plains   Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 to 8 Size: 4 to 6 feet tall and 3 to 5 feet wide Conditions: Full sun; moist, well-drained soil If…

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    Using Asparagus in Season and Beyond

    There are many ways to prepare fresh asparagus. If you want to enjoy it when it's out of season, try this simple pickling technique.