How to Cultivate Asparagus

Asparagus plants prefer a deep sandy loam. Plant in April, spreading out the roots and setting the plants 15 inches apart, the crowns to be 5 inches below the surface. When cutting, it should be remembered that no shoots should be removed the first year, a moderate quantity the second, and freely afterwards. The shoots … Read more

Growing Artichokes and Asparagus

Artichokes. The Jerusalem and Chinese artichokes are roots, grown from tubers, which are planted 6 and 3 in. deep respectively, in early spring. They are lifted and stored in October. These artichokes can be grown as a wind screen along one end of the plot. Globe Artichokes are the unopened flowerheads of a perennial plant … Read more