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Old 12-14-2016, 06:47 PM   #171
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Those are great looking carrots. Do you remember what brand/ variety they are ?
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Larry, they are either Tendersweet or Scarlet Nantes or both. I planted both in the hoop house and they look very similar.
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Third harvest from my brand new (and third) asparagus bed.
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Looking good!
Ive tried asparagus a number of times, problem is, I don't have a bed I can devote to just one crop, so ultimately, the asparagus has to go. But when I did have it, i loved it. Especially since its one of the first things that I could harvest.
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Old 04-19-2017, 10:40 PM   #175
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Third harvest from my brand new (and third) asparagus bed.
Beautiful! We are working on an asparagus bed at Mom's, it hasn't produced anything yet this spring.
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Old 04-20-2017, 07:02 AM   #176
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My mom had a beautiful bed of asparagus, unfortunately they kept disappearing and she couldn't figure out who was getting them. Then she discovered her own dog was carefully nipping them off and munching away.

The next thing was one of her grandsons' helped her put her gardens 'to bed' one winter and covered it with straw. The asparagus still grew but so did a gazillion weeds, making it very difficult to even find them.

I have some wild ones growing on the edge of a paddock - I usually find them after they've become 5' tall!
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Beautiful! We are working on an asparagus bed at Mom's, it hasn't produced anything yet this spring.
Spring has come absurdly early here.

When I left Ohio 4 years ago, I left my recently established second bed of asparagus behind, so I'm pretty excited to be harvesting from my third bed. This photo shows the total harvest the day I posted the above photo. I like to harvest in the mornings, but cold weather was predicted that night so I harvested 4 more stalks before they potentially turned to popsicles.
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Almost enough for a meal for two!
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