Growing on the High Plains: Asparagus - Part Two
They say patience makes the heart grow fonder. Likewise, it makes the asparagus stalk grow stronger. Today's Growing on the High Plains is a lesson in patience. The key to having a successful asparagus bed is planning, preparing, and then waiting. Today we'll discuss the best way to tuck in your new friends so their roots grow deep and strong. We'll talk trenches, ridges, mulching and path stones. While it's a little extra work on the front end, as well as daily maintenance, setting the best foundation for these plants will pay off for years to come with a hearty yield of fresh, green stalks. So get ready to snip that short attention span and join the meditative gardeners who love these crisp, seasonal delights.