Yes, it is possible and you CAN grow asparagus in a pot or container - go see the latest article for CG where all is revealed. Just scroll down and visit the site by clicking on the link.
Serendipity it is indeed - go see too what is the latest on the Bellaonline German Culture site in the travel section!
What a treat for me when I looked at my list of forthcoming attractions to this gardening theatre we have, and there it was - Growing Asparagus in pots. Now that is good timing I say.
Are you going to try and grow your own 'food of kings'? Please see and then come visit us to tell us your decisions and adventures. I would value your input a lot.