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Q.asparagus bed – do i need to refresh the soil level after years of growing

Zone 13021 | Anonymous added on October 11, 2020 | Answered

the soil level in my 7 year old asparagus bed has lowered by three or four inches. Do i need to add more soil? My production has continued to be great.

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Answered on October 13, 2020

This article from Clemson University says after producing for 7 years, the beds will start to decline. So you are doing great. It wouldn't hurt to add about an inch of compost, then cover with mulch.

Here's one of ours - you surely already know most of this info, but there may be some helpful tips here: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/asparagus/winterizing-asparagus-beds.htm

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