"Someone was waiting in the shadows for IT!"
|Feels like "each his own" these days|
It's hard to get a nice sweet ripe fruit these days without someone snatching it before you can grab it. This time I covered the fig tree plant over with bird netting to protect the figs. Last year, my nephew and I missed out on a nice big juicy ripe fig. He wanted to take it off the tree but I told him wait until later. Sure enough someone waited for us to leave and bit a chunk off. So this year I tried to get one step ahead of the snatchers but I guess the snatchers outsmarted my
|Repotted Fig Tree|
I had this fig tree plant for over two years. I bought it at the Union Square Farmer's Market for $15 and it was half this size with figs already on it. My friend and I repotted it in late May.
Figs have excellent health benefits:
- Lowers high blood pressure
- Weight management
- Protects against breast cancer
- Anti-diabetic properties (the leaves and fruit)
- Protection against macular degeneration
Fresh figs are in season from June - September.
Got to get it while you got it...
|Organic fresh ripe Brown Turkey Fig|
Nothing beats a fresh fig - not even a fig newton cookie.
|Fig on top of yogurt|
So, have you tried a fresh fig?