Tag: gardening

Saved from the stew-pot: The perky carrot family …

I want to be more well-behaved. Really, I do. But when I pulled these carrots up, I just knew they were, er …. special. They looked so innocent, buried in the dirt with their green furry fronds poking up so nice and vegetable-like. But it looks to me like they’ve […]

fig ripening trick

Emergency Miracle Fig Ripening Trick

Here’s what your September figs ought to look like. This is a Celeste fig. I’ve had the tree for 10 years and it’s just now producing yummy figs. But, if your fig tree is full of little green knobby figs that will surely succumb to frost before ripening, I have […]