Month: May 2019

Preparing a Bed for Asparagus

Asparagus thrives in well-drained soils that get full sun for at least six hours per day. It’s important to note that asparagus can grow in a variety of soils …

When and How to Plant Asparagus

Asparagus should be planted when the soil temperature is at or above 50 degrees. Planting in colder, wet soils could cause root rot. Generally, those in zones 7 and …

Interesting Facts About Asparagus

Asparagus makes your urine smell weird. No, you aren’t crazy — after eating asparagus, many people can still smell it later! Natural compounds in asparagus break down in the …

Asparagus Varieties and Planting Options

Asparagus Varieties Asparagus plants can be classified as male, female or male hybrid plants. Male plants generally produce more spears than female plants — sometimes three times more spears …