How do you control weeds in growing an asparagus patch?

Answer This has to be done manually by pulling or cultivating. There are no approved herbicides in organic growing. ANSWER:A thick mulch will deter weed seed growth and will benefit the plant as it decomp... Read More »

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What can you do if you have an asparagus patch that is over 25 years old and production is getting low. What can you do to help the growth of my patch?

25 years is a long time and nothing lasts forever. Plow part of it up and plant new. Keep doing that through the years to invigorate the soil. Some of the roots even in the plowed part will come ba... Read More »

How to Keep Weeds From Growing in My Cottage Garden?

The heirloom roses, tall delphinium spires, and colorful blend of trees and flowers make your cottage garden a picturesque landscape. Puffy dandelions and obnoxious weeds not only distract from you... Read More »

How do I keep weeds from growing in flower beds?

Amend the SoilAmend the soil as necessary by adding fertilizers or compost. Cultivate it in to a depth of 4 to 6 inches while loosening the soil for the addition of garden plants.Add a Weed BlockLa... Read More »

Why do people insist on growing weeds?

Naivety, ignorance or contempt. People think a plant is "Pretty" so they buy it and plant it in their garden. They haven't realised that the nursery is actively encouraging the destruction of their... Read More »