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Asparagus - May Edible Of The Month

Asparagus is an easy-to-grow vegetable with a unique taste and many health benefits.

Originating in ancient Greece and Egypt,

Asparagus offers a range of health benefits that make it a valuable addition to any diet.

Packed with essential nutrients like vitamins A, C, E, and K, and with anti-inflammatory properties, asparagus supports a strong immune system, healthy skin, proper blood clotting, protects against chronic diseases, and alleviates conditions such as arthritis as well as supporting digestive health due to its high fiber content.

Asparagus: plant once - have food for 20 years

Easily grown by placing the roots, called crowns' into the soil, it will grow in a garden bed or a tub, producing more and more asparagus spears each year.

If you have room, there are early and late varieties that give you a longer harvest.

Spears don't require much force to cut, and after a wash, are ready to be boiled, steamed, or fried for a few minutes.


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