Brenda Groth wrote:
i think it sounds like a wonderful combination..they both love the same conditions..
I let some of my aspargus grow tall to make fronds (cuz it's pretty:D)
Brenda Groth wrote:actually i do find that grapes here are heavy feeders and do much better when mulched with compost
Jennifer Hall wrote:
permaculture.dave wrote:I think...Eliot Coleman...suggested having two asparagus beds going on different time management:
[li]Bed 1: Harvest the shoots when they start to appear in the spring & keep harvesting until mid-summer. Then let the fronds go until they die back on their own.[/li]
[li]Bed 2: Let the first asparagus shoots grow up into full sized fronds. When you stop harvesting Bed 1, cut back the fronds on Bed 2 and harvest the new shoots that come up until fall dormancy.[/li]
Jennifer Smith "listenstohorses" wrote:would beans or peas be better, diff being planting time?