The asparagus has started coming up. But this is actually bad news. I planted the bed two years ago. The first year 9 out of 22 plants died. So last year I replanted the dead plants. This spring only 3 plants have come up. Asparagus doesn't like this bed. So I'm going to have to switch around where it is planted. But I'll pick the measly little spears from the three remaining plants.
The rhubarb on the other hand is growing very well. My challenge is to keep it picked enough to slow the two plants down. If I don't they will block the air conditioner. Last year the most vigorous one wanted to be four feet tall. But razing it to the ground a couple times later in the year really helped keep it under control. As you can see I haven't picked much yet. All I wanted to make was a strawberry (frozen) rhubarb crisp. I have a small dish that can cook up about two servings. Without kids in the house a whole pie plate of it would be way too much to eat.
Harvest Monday is a day to show off your harvests, how you are saving your harvest, or how you are using your harvest. If you have a harvest you want to show off, add your name and link to Mr Linky below.