Chances are that birds have found your figs to be mighty delicious!   mmmm, they’ve got a sweet tooth There are two possible solutions you can try. (these solutions are not a guarantee for success) Race outside and pick the figs before the birds get to them. Cover or surround your tree with a net. […]

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Rooting from summer cuttings is very simple with this instruction Rooting with this method has close similarities to rooting from winter cuttings. It’s essentially the same, however it requires complex tools found in the Rooting Materials post. Materials required are in the root starter kit as mentioned in the page. (Humidity Dome, Plug Tray, Growing Tray, Rooting […]

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Rooting from winter cuttings made easy Everyone seems to have their own favorite method of rooting, especially when rooting from Winter cuttings. The steps below describe one method that some people like because they can stick the cuttings into the grow medium and then set it aside until the cutting leafs out. Other people like to […]

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15 Steps to Air layering a tree to form roots Maybe you’re wondering what Air Layering is. When I first heard the words, I pictured wafer cookies with layers of air in them. Air Layering your fig tree is not too far from that concept. As you know, I love sweet figs and ever since […]

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Lost and Found Chances are that your figs are not in the lost and found at the police station. Knowing when the figs will grow and whether or not they’re being stolen or eaten by natures bugs and other critters is essential to being a backyard gardener. Lost? Maybe the neighborhood kids or your landscapers […]

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The Thing with Two Heads No, this isn’t the art of making a two-headed freak as in the movie classic, The Incredible Two-Headed Transplant / The Thing with Two Heads (Midnite Movies Double Feature). This is about transplanting the fig tree from a pot into the ground. […]

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  General Care For Potted Fig Trees Potted fig trees need certain requirements in order to grow successfully. Consider the following tips. Pot Type Choose a pot with a manageable size with holes on the bottom. The one I provide is a nursery pot, which means it’s the black flimsy kind that has large holes […]

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