Last summer, I planted some two year old asparagus root stock in my new garden. Little did I know, it needed much more room than I gave it. This fall I planned to dig it up and move it. I knew it would be big. I watched videos of moving asparagus. But this was a baby. Only a couple year old and really only one year in my garden.
This was huge. My son had the idea of washing the roots. That puddle is very deep. I had dug the new hole.
With all that we saved, we still broke a lot of roots. But it got moved.
That whole area it is in, down to near the end, is for asparagus now. I planted it so the new growth side is oriented towards the open dirt, but I don't know how fast it expands. I'm thinking I can fit maybe three or four more in there, but I'm not sure. I'm not planning to add more plants until spring (that's right, right? ) here's hoping it lives!