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How To Maintain Your Asparagus Bed For Long Life

Soil pH Maintenance for Asparagus Beds

It's a good idea to test your asparagus soil pH annually, then amend it as needed.

Feeding and Fertilizing Your Asparagus Bed

A healthy dose of good compost broadcast over your asparagus beds is a good way to feed them each year.

Apply your first round of fertilizer or compost in the early spring, before harvest starts. It's best to do this before mulching.

Fertilizing your asparagus bed will reward you with delicious fresh asparagus spears!

Weed control is very important in the asparagus bed.

Salting your asparagus bed can help to control weeds.

Mulch Prevents Winter Kill in Asparagus

Keep Your Asparagus Bed Watered