asparagus bed

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Noun1.asparagus bed - a bed in which asparagus is growing
bed - a plot of ground in which plants are growing; "the gardener planted a bed of roses"
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Describe the gardens and outside space: "Set in a half acre plot, the front has an extensive patio in stone, lawn and a large area with roses, apple trees and an asparagus bed.
Picking asparagus involves being bent at the waist all day while rapidly walking down the asparagus bed to cut and pick up each spear by hand, a very physically demanding job.
An asparagus bed is a long-term investment requiring patience during the first three years when none of the shoots should be cut, and afterwards taking care not to exhaust the bed by over-harvesting.
My annual asparagus bed maintenance and weed management regime was pretty simple for the first few years.
If you have an asparagus bed, the last cut should be made and then the plants left to grow unhindered for the rest of the year.
Despite the admirable longevity of an established asparagus bed, the plants get off to a slow start.
Collect and sow your own seeds, try root cuttings, plan an asparagus bed, or start growing orchids.
Keep the asparagus bed watered, and in the spring give a top dressing of a high nitrogen and potash fertiliser.
At the back, a pathway leads round to another well designed and productive garden area with raised brick built vegetable and salad beds, including an established asparagus bed and well stocked fruit and herb gardens.
I did, however, resist the temptation to harvest more from my new asparagus bed, mindful that it was planted for 20 years rather than a quick return.
With all this inspiration, I decided that I would start an asparagus bed.
Low tunnels are being used by half a dozen producers, but New Zealand's Aspire system measures the levels of soluble hydrocarbonate in the root structure which can maximise yield and forecast the life of the asparagus bed.

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