Grow Figs: The Talk
So you didn’t think you could grow figs beyond where they're winter hardy?
Well you can—and you don’t need a greenhouse to do it. Fig trees are actually very forgiving plants that will take a lot of abuse.
I'm a self-described Fig-Pig who grows fig trees in Toronto, Canada. If you want the simple truth about growing a crop of figs at home—and want to know how to propagate your own fig trees—this talk is for you.
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In these videos I explain how to grow figs in places where they wouldn't normally survive the winter. It's not difficult!
I was Surprised
PEOPLE IN COLDISH CLIMATES LOVE THE IDEA THAT THEY CAN GROW THEIR OWN FIGS. That became perfectly clear to me when I gave a talk about growing figs and brought a couple of extra fig trees as a door prize. The winner of one of the trees came up to me afterwards and said that she had multiple offers to buy the tree.
I have other fun and informative gardening talks besides figs. Click here to read about my other gardening talks.