Jan 28, 2024

I’m sure I want to include asparagus in our garden but am on the fence whether it’s a 2024 candidate or I will need to take more time during my first year of retirement to properly prepare a bed for it.  Since it needs well drained soil, this one is a good candidate for a raised bed.  That’s the way the bed at my grandmother’s house was made.

Growing References:

There is a site dedicated to asparagus (out of England) called Asparagus Lovers and there is a lot if good information there.


Looking into heirloom varieties it seems Mary Washington is the name that comes up the most.  It’s available from Burpee and RareSeeds.