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Partially brown, not yet ready to cut back. I understand I should not harvest them for another 3-4 yrs? This is something a lot of cooks, professional and non-, have cottoned on to through experience, but the shadow of bend-and-snap still looms large over conventional cooking wisdom.
Hi! Before Serious Eats, she was a freelance copy editor for Bon Appétit, Vanity Fair, GQ, Condé Nast Traveler, Time Out New York, and many other publications. Q.I have an asparagus garden that was mowed by accident late last summer. This will normally happen after first frost, but it can happen without frost in areas that do not receive frost.
Hi Nancy, it’s your choice. So reapplication is a good idea if you want to get them all. I'm Becky.
I left mine up but didn’t know when to cut it back. How do I care for them in the meantime? Podcast: Unplugged Family Activities with Rachel Jepson Wolf.
Though it doesn't make that same satisfying snapping sound, it's far easier to simply line up the asparagus stalks and look at where they appear to start toughening up toward the ends. So I’m wondering if I really need the fencing? I don’t see any available for sale, but perhaps if you contact your local University they may have a source. The spring asparagus season is fleeting -- much too brief for asparagus lovers. My asparagus plant is one year old. Ladybug larvae eat about 400 aphids in a couple weeks, meaning my garden would be practically aphid-free by the end of their visit. When it first comes out of the ground it will look like the asparagus we know, but then the tip opens up and we see fronds appear.