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Growing Asparagus-or at least things I’ve noticed while “trying” to grow asparagus

Asparagus is a long term commitment, it takes at least 2 years before you get a solitary harvestable sized spear and more like 4 years before anything productive starting happening. I am coming up on my fifth full season since … Continue reading

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Happy Fall!

The first day of autumn is upon us, I am looking forward to the colourful trees and as the main growing seasons draws to a close, the “work load” of weed pulling and watering lightens, I am looking forward to … Continue reading

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My Asymmetrical Awkward Side Garden

I know it doesn’t look like much at the moment but I am hopeful it will grow in and fill up. This asymmetrical…triangular…trapazoidal garden is wedged between the house, driveway, front steps and what will one day be our patio. … Continue reading

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Asparagus at Last

Asparagus is one of the very few vegetables that grows in the garden almost exactly the way you see it sold in the produce isle. Even my husband, who went out and purchased rosemary because he “couldn’t find” the huge … Continue reading

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Asparagus Fern Fall Colour

Right now all my fall colours are in full effect and I just made a surprise discovery my asparagus fern has turned a handsome bright yellow! Asparagus is known for its edible baby shoots, the pointy spears break ground in … Continue reading

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