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Growing Asparagus

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14 Nov 08 Alice (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
I planted seedling asparagus 2 years ago and now have of a 120 cm. wall of ferny top grow. What do I do with it now? A friend suggested I should cut it all down level with ground and cover it with 10cm of stable manure. Does this sound sensible to the experts?
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