Let the Asparagus Go (until spring)

Many tips for gardening from Purdue University Extension, including

“…Asparagus top growth should not be removed until foliage yellows. Let foliage stand over winter to collect snows for insulation and moisture.

“… Plowing and incorporating organic matter in the fall avoids the rush of garden activities and waterlogged soil in spring. Fall-prepared soils also tend to warm faster and allow earlier planting in spring.…”

via Purdue Yard & Garden Calendar | www.carrollcountycomet.com | Carroll County Comet.

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