I'm somewhat enamored with the idea of crops you don't have to plant
every year, so I've bought some asparagus, after much searching. It's a
ferny looking thing in a 1 quart.
The more I read about asparagus, the more confused I get. I'm in
Atlanta, 7b, and this seems to need a hard freeze and is a cool season crop.
I've got a pretty sunny spot, but away from the irrigation. Or I can
plant along a low retaining wall. How high does this get? Or perhaps it
would be best to put it in a container? How deep? I'd like to not make a
mistake that I might not realize for a couple years!
On another note, I'm depressed to find the big box stores are
carrying a lot less drip irrigation supplies than the sundry lot they
had last year. I had to go to 4 stores just to find drippers! The
collection of timers however, has exploded. I was looking at a $24 Toro
timer/valve that was wireless and also could connect to a moisture
sensor and had multiple time options. $24, Zow! Must be lawn care that
is driving all this technology. I suppose next they'll have one that