wordless wednesday

April 20, 2011 at 1:00 pm 7 comments

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fruitful promise there and back again

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  • 1. Hazel at the Hill  |  April 20, 2011 at 1:09 pm

    Oh my – I am SO jealous.

    Planted my crowns out a couple of weeks ago (I know, I know, I’m behind with the blog update!), so that pic will be mine in about 3 years time…

  • 2. Janet/Plantaliscious  |  April 20, 2011 at 3:15 pm

    Mouthwatering. I too am jealous. One day…

  • 3. Choclette  |  April 20, 2011 at 3:44 pm

    Oh wow, is that yours Nic? Congratulations, it looks fantastic. We started a small asparagus bed last year, but I think it’s going to take a couple of years yet before we get anything we can eat.

  • 4. Tom Hayward  |  April 21, 2011 at 7:04 pm

    Where’s the Hollendaise sauce?

  • 5. peggy  |  April 21, 2011 at 10:43 pm

    Hi Nic, nothing arouses so much pleasure and pride as the first asparagus spears! We have had a few these past week or so too.
    Have a lovely Easter.

  • 6. mangocheeks  |  April 22, 2011 at 4:25 pm

    Lucky lucky you. I won’t show this photograph to my husband, he will be soooo jealous.

  • 7. Nip it in the bud  |  April 26, 2011 at 6:52 pm

    Jane – me too, this beauty belongs to my neighbour (or belonged as being the first spear I’m sure it was scoffed long ago). His asparagus bed is the envy of the plot

    Janet – my sentiments exactly, one day. And if I’d acted on that when I first thought it I’d have a beautifully established bed by now!

    Choc – at least a couple of years I read and while it’s tempting to pick the spears that form in the early years it’s worth resisting for the good of future harvests apparently

    Tom – mmm, or deliciously soft boiled egg for dipping

    Peggy – and now I am jealous – I may have a nice picture but you have real spears. Enjoy x

    MC – I see an asparagus post coming up to set the record straight!


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