Myth or Fact? Plant 1 year old Asparagus Crowns in a trench and fill in the soil over time? Myth and here is the reason why: yes make a shallow trench. Plant the roots. Now rake back into the trench about 3 inches of soil. That right cover the roots up. Your garden should be level when you are done planting. There should be no hills and valleys.
If you leave the trench open and fill in over time. The first rain will fill the trench with water and the roots will rot out fast. Fact: close the trench and enjoy a happy and health Asparagus Garden.
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