Heat olive oil in saute pan on medium high heat. Saute onions, potatoes celery, and garlic until soft and translucent.
Add asparagus,and herbs, saute for 5 minutes. (Set aside a few pieces of cooked asparagus for garnish if desired)
Add vegetable stock and bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes.
Blend well with wand or transfer to a blender. Taste and add seasoning if required.