Get It Fresh While You Can Growers have a short window to harvest the tasty spikes. The plant pops up out of the ground and is snipped off. As more pops up they keep picking till the spears become fat and woody. Not as tasty and tender then. The plant will start to become bushy and go to seed eventually.
If you plan to add Asparagus to your garden it can take up to two years before you are able to pick and consume. I planted several year old plants this year so this spring I’ll be picking Asparagus.
There are many theories on white sauces. I say it’s just a fancy word to us down home people for