<![CDATA[Burpee Community - ]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/236/asparagus en-US Burpee //d1l316k04n1hna.cloudfront.net/static/images/burpee-favicon.png 16 16 Burpee http://www.burpee.com/community/ <![CDATA[Re: asparagus]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/236/asparagus?commentid=1254 Leave the ferns until they  yellow and die down in the fall. Use a side dressing of an organic fertilizer mid spring. The better you take care of the plants this year they more productive they will be next year

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/236/asparagus?commentid=1254 April 30, 2012
August 17, 2013 August 17, 2013 <![CDATA[Re: asparagus]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/236/asparagus?commentid=2013 I just let mine do their thing.  A little weeding here and there to keep things under control.  I usually clean out the ferns in early winter.  It may take a couple years until you can harvest it, but it will be so worth it! Fresh homegrown asparagus is so much more flavorful than store-bought!

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/236/asparagus?commentid=2013 August 17, 2013