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Things That Tickled My Fancy Today - 5th October Edition

I was enjoying a glass of wine this evening while taking in the ever changing view. The wind had died down and one of the Turkeys was making discovery noises. 147 more words

Every Day

Flo's Five-A-Day

Hello all, it’s Flo the guest blogger again.  The Missus is in a slight depression because she is on some sort of ‘fast’ – something to do with not buying any fabric for a year or something – so she said I could do the post today. 520 more words

Pets & Problems

Poetry 365 - Day 236 (A Touch of The Med!)

Cold northern climate
Figs ripen, summer magic
A touch of the Med!


Figs: In honor of my grandparents

In 1993, I transferred jobs within IBM and moved from New York to North Carolina.  Not only did I find a much better work environment, I found a better hardiness zone for growing plants. 313 more words


The fig got drunk but what about the wasp?

Yesterday I visited that one special fig tree in the Fairview neighbourhood that is producing ripe fruit weeks ahead of schedule.

It would appear, however, that the neighbours finally noticed the early bounty in their midst. 250 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge - Close Up (2)

Perhaps one of my proudest achievements in my cold northern garden is my crop of figs each year. Usually about a dozen or so mature nicely by the end of the summer if we get some sunny days! 71 more words


A Fig Moment

The season of harvest for our fig trees is about two weeks. This year was no exception. I canned my last batch of fig jam Tuesday and dated the labels 7/21/15. 987 more words