asparagus

Two Houses: Dioecious Plants, part 5

– Posted in: Plant info

I had a hard time thinking of a vegetable that belonged with this group and then it hit me: Asparagus. Named varieties are usually all male but the grower missed this one. Asparagus is my number one favorite vegetable and the plants from the garden are the sweetest I’ve tasted. Male and female are equally [...]

Weeding

– Posted in: Miscellaneous

I weeded half the asparagus bed yesterday. It hadn't been weeded at all this season because of my hospital stay and then Deirdre being born, and since it hadn't been weeded it was never mulched. The asparagus seem to be doing okay despite the neglect, although some are leaning way over, which makes me think [...]