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Growing Asparagus

If you’re starting asparagus in your garden this year, remember that you’ll have to wait three years after planting for your first crop.

But that patience pays off, because once planted, an asparagus plant can keep producing for 20 years. It’s definitely the veggie that keeps on giving.

Consider these other fun facts about asparagus:

  • Asparagus is one of the first vegetables ready to harvest in the spring.
  • Native to the Mediterranean, asparagus was eaten by the ancient Greeks.
  • Nutritionally, it’s high in fiber and contains bone-strengthening vitamin K and antioxidants.

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  1. Doris says:

    I just planted asparagus last year and have been wondering about its growth and how long it would take for it to mature. Thank you for the info.