The Mysterious Asparagus – Chapter 1

Asparagus, the harbinger of spring, is a favorite of many and yet remains a mystery to most.  How do you grow it?  What part of the plant is it?  What happens to the shoots when you stop picking them?  What is its nutritional value?  These photos will begin to answer some of those questions.  Watch for more information coming soon in the next chapter.  Also, check out the Kitchen page of our website for recipes.

 

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New roots are planted in trenches in the spring.

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