By firstname.lastname@example.org (Robin Sweetser) Asparagus has to be my favorite early spring vegetable. Though it is wonderful cooked. I think it is best eaten raw while working in the garden.
Crunchy, succulent and flavorful, aspargus is good for you too! On top of all that it is a perennial vegetable—plant it once and enjoy it for many years.
Anything this tasty and reliable does not come easily though. It takes up a lot of space, there is a lot of prep work to get the bed ready, and it requires about three years from seed to harvest… more