long term project: starting an asparagus bed.
the crowns take, probably 2 years to settle in and then keep going for up to 20 years.
they look like aliens
first you dig a trench into which we added some compost and some rock dust
then you make a ridge along the centre of the trench
then you spread the roots of the alien asparagus crown either side of the ridge, like this:
then you sit back and admire your new asparagus bed, carefully fill the trench back in
and wait ...