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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P APREPARE your asparagus bed now in a sheltered, sunny area and dig in plenty of well-rotted organic matter.
I lost a 3-year-old, 30-foot asparagus bed this year, and other years have seen my carrot and beet crop 90 percent destroyed!
Some old-timers say that additions of salt to the asparagus bed will help kill weeds.
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.
Q Dear Elizabeth: Recently one of my cats has taken to using my asparagus bed for a litter box.
Sweet Williams thrive in the asparagus bed; lavender, anchusia, sage, roses, scabious, thyme, parsley, leeks, celery, tomatoes, capsicums and a huge mix of other perennial and annual flowers co-exist happily.
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.
A kitchen garden includes an asparagus bed and myriad fruit and vegetable varieties.

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