Asparagus Plants
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Should you mulch your new asparagus bed to help control weeds?

Zone Central Nebraska | sue.rasmussen added on June 27, 2014 | Answered

We have planted two year old asparagus crowns early this spring. We are now trying to control weeds - we pull and hoe. My question is can we mulch the bed much like we do the vegetable garden?

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theficuswrangler
Answered on June 28, 2014

Many people have found dead leaf or straw mulch to be effective on the asparagus bed. This article has some more information also: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/asparagus/cutting-asparagus-foliage-back-in-autumn.htm

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