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Asparagus, its culture for home use and for market

a practical treatise on the planting, cultivation, harvesting, marketing, and preserving of asparagus, with notes on its history and botany.

by F. M. Hexamer

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Published by Orange Judd in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 168 p.
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23638313M
LC Control Number01027093

  1. That green spear on your plate wanted to be a "fern." Botanically speaking, asparagus is an oddity among vegetables. First of all, farmers only plant a new asparagus . Asparagus is not so inexpensive now as it may be later in the season, when supplies from local gardens are arriving in the market. Nevertheless its cost is unusually low and its quality very fine.

  How to Find Wild Asparagus. Anyone familiar with foraging or has any background relating to a culture involving crunchy granola, wheatgrass, or Birkenstocks are probably aware of the infamous forager Euell Gibbons, and his book, Stalking the Wild Asparagus. His book is aptly named because wild asparagus isn’t like other wild foods that you forage for, hunting them on a day-trip or .   ‘Tis the season for reedy green veggie offers a satisfying textural combination of crispness and tenderness with a light woody, grassy flavor that’s great on its own, but also harmonizes quite well with a rich, heavy entree.. For tips and tricks when it comes to all things asparagus, we picked the brain of Cortney Burns, acclaimed chef, one-woman preservation society, .

  Once white asparagus are gone from the market -- that will happen in a couple of weeks -- you can make the soup or the salad with the green variety and serve it . Asparagus is a plant. The newly formed shoots (spears), root, and "underground stems" (rhizomes) are used to make medicine. The shoots are also used as a food source. Asparagus is used along with.


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Asparagus is planted in early spring as soon as the soil can be worked. The plant is normally grown from “crowns” (1-year-old plants). Before you do anything, check the pH of your soil. Asparagus likes a pH of to Asparagus does not like to have its feet “wet,” so.

Product Information. This special reprint edition of U.S. Department of Agriculture's book "Asparagus Culture: How to Grow, Harvest and Preserve Asparagus" is a go-to guide for the home grower, market gardener, and commercial producer n inthis classic text is now over a century old but is as relevant and useful today as it was all those decades ago when it was first published.

The asparagus spears are straight young shoots of the plant, with scale-like tips. Later in the season, the foliage matures into an airy, fern-like cloud which changes to a golden color in the fall.

Many people with space limitations use asparagus as a border or hedge plant. Excerpt from The Aricula, Its Culture and History, And, the Asparagus, Its Culture and History NO work on Gardening exists containing within its pages all the information relative to each Object of the art that the mo dem progress of knowledge has : $ Asparagus: Its Culture for Home Use and for Market - A Practical Treatise on the Planting, Cultivation, Harvesting, Marketing, an.

Asparagus, or garden asparagus, folk name sparrow grass, scientific name Asparagus officinalis, is a perennial flowering plant species in the genus young shoots are used as a spring vegetable.

It was once classified in the lily family, like the related Allium species, onions and r, genetic research places lilies, Allium, and asparagus in three separate families Family: Asparagaceae.

Asparagus: its culture for home use and for market: a practical treatise on the Bitting, K.G. Gastronomic bib., p. Includes index. Source: Gift of A.W. Bitting, presented in memory of Katherine Golden Bitting, Oct. 6, Also available in digital form.

Recat to AACR 2. Unlike tomatoes, peppers and other annual vegetable plants in the garden, asparagus is a perennial. And once established, the crowns will continue to provide a delicious crop for 20 years or more. Here is a look at how to plant, grow and maintain your asparagus beds, and start enjoying the home-grown difference!

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