Growing Asparagus

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01 May 13 Sue (USA - Zone 5a climate)
Hi. Just wondering if my asparagus from last year shouldn't be up (visible) by now... It grew successfully last year from seed, (had 2 foot ferns) and even one or two edible stalks..(First year) Expected them to be great this season, but...I'm worried as there is no sign of them... Hope they didn't die... How can I check? I'm in zone 5. Nova Scotia. Its been a cold spring up until this week. Do you think they are dead?
04 Jun 19 Lucy (USA - Zone 4a climate)
My asparagus came up a few weeks ago. I was told that you shouldn’t eat asparagus until the 3rd season. Then only cut off the ones that are thicker and cut it close to the ground.

Hi. Just wondering if my asparagus from last year shouldn't be up (visible) by now... It grew successfully last year from seed, (had 2 foot ferns) and even one or two edible stalks..(First year) Expected them to be great this season, but...I'm worried as there is no sign of them... Hope they didn't die... How can I check? I'm in zone 5. Nova Scotia. Its been a cold spring up until this week. Do you think they are dead?

- Sue

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