I know, not a combination that you are likely to find in any books on garden design: but I was struck by this attractive juxtaposition, which I found in a…
When preparing an asparagus trench, some special care should be taken in the preparation of the growing bed. You should make your trench deep about 1foot and about as wide. Give your soil plenty of organic matter such as compost or leaf mould, and then refill your trench by half and set your crowns in the soil. Every spring you will need to mulch well with compost or other organic matter as asparagus plants are heavy feeders. Harvesting may start in late spring and may end in early summer.
Propagation is by seeds or division in the spring.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Asparagus beetle, rust, slugs, snails and frost.