Fig tree

The fig tree produces abundant fig harvests when it’s in a setting that pleases it well. Even in colder climates, you can grow and harvest a few figs.

Best practices to enhance fruit harvest

Why does a fruit tree’s blooming already share much about the quality of its fruit-bearing? How can we enhance the fruit harvest? Pollination plays a critical role in the formation of fruits.
Increase fruit harvest - a basket of apples.

Fig tree, generous from North to South

The fig tree isn’t reserved to hot-weather climates in the South. Some hardy varieties make it possible to harvest these sweet fruits even in regions up North.
Fig tree leaves on a clothesline with clothes pins, the left one is yellowish and the right one greenish in hue.

Plant fruit trees!

Cherries, apples, pears… What a joy it is to harvest the fruits from your own garden! Fall is the perfect season for planting fruit trees.
Apple tree with an apple, great fruit tree for planting

Barbary fig, the cactus with paddles and prickly pear fruits

Barbary fig key facts Botanical name – Opuntia ficus‑indica Common names – barbary fig, Mickey Mouse cactus, prickly pear, tree cactus Family – Cactaceae Type – perennial cactus Height – 15 feet (5 m) and more Exposure – full sun Soil – light, well-draining, any pH Hardiness – not hardy (minimum 50°F or 10 °C) […]
Barbary fig paddles

In dry gardens, landscaping works wonders

Dry soil, full of rocks, not a nutrient in sight? Seems like a harsh environment where plants can’t grow! Fear not! Just select plants that evolved specifically to thrive in those environments, and compensate for the worst drawbacks with a few astute landscaping tricks. Discover our tips to create an easy and thriving dry garden! […]
Dry garden landscaping
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