How to grow asparagus in raised beds. Asparagus is a perennial vegetable plant that can be a long-lasting, permanent addition to a home garden. This vegetable requires well-draining soil to thrive; waterlogged soil can cause the roots of the asparagus plant to rot. Growing asparagus in raised beds offers them well-draining soil, as well as being a more convenient way to plant asparagus, since it does not require that you till the soil deeply with a rotary tiller.
Asparagus Ribbon Salad with Honey Lemon Dressing by mynewroots via marathastewart: Asparagus is a powerhouse vegetable, another reason why eating it raw is such a good idea! Its high amounts of vitamin C, carotene, and selenium protect against cancer. Asparagus also contains high amounts of histones, folic acid, and nucleic acid, all of which stimulate the immune system. #Salad #Asparagus