Try your hand at growing asparagus plants from seeds. Asparagus is one of the first veggies to pop up in the Spring, a sign of a new season arriving. Enjoyed by many, Asparagus can be eaten raw, steamed, boiled, grilled, or roasted. Once established, which takes about 2 years, your asparagus bed will produce for many years. A good source of vitamins A and C, plus dietary fiber. Time to Harvest from seed: two years.