Wednesday, April 28, 2010

New Growth for a new year

Do you see what I see? It's small. There's not much of it (yet) -- maybe only four stalks.

Look more closely -- really closely. In front of the shell.

Yes, it's asparagus! It's growing!

No, we can't pick it this year. We need to wait one more year - perhaps two - to allow it to strengthen and establish itself. Delayed gratification can be tough; for now, I'll buy our asparagus at the farmers' market. But I can still be excited!

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Blogger Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

Whoo-hoo! YAY for you!

4/28/2010 10:38 AM  

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