Asparagus Plants
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mowing asparagus now

Zone 5 | timbarr added on July 25, 2015 | Answered

Foxtail grass has taken over my asparagus patch. Will it harm the plants if I mow it now?

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    Downtoearthdigs
    Certified GKH Gardening Expert
    Answered on July 27, 2015

    I would hand pull as much of the weeds as possible.
    There are some methods of weed control in asparagus in the links below.
    If you can wait until fall to cut everything back, that would be the best time.

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/asparagus/salt-on-asparagus-weeds.htm
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/asparagus/cutting-asparagus-foliage-back-in-autumn.htm

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