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Gram of Tweet

Twitter is still my favorite social media site. I’ve noticed that a lot of my friends are now using Instagram. I get frustrated when I see them tweet an Instagram link, rather post their photo to both sites. Valley Fig Growers … Continue reading

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Here Higo Again

There is such a thing as Coffig. I am considering investing $19 to buy a bag in order to see what it’s like. It promises “natural energy without the caffeine.” I learned about Coffig from the Twitter feed of Valley … Continue reading

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Ready for Twenty Figteen

  When the sales clerk at Dollywood finished wrapping my purchase, it looked like a burrito or sub sandwich. In fact, it was a jar of Fig Spread. My wife spotted the product as I was reading the ingredients on … Continue reading

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Figsgiving

There are many things for which I am thankful this year. One of them is the simple joy of eating figs. I asked my wife to buy some dried figs that we could enjoy while watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. … Continue reading

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Fig Week, Fig Strong

Happy National Fig Week! Although I am a huge fan of figs, I was surprised to learn that the first week of November is National Fig Week. Perhaps it would be more accurate to call it National Dried Fig Week. … Continue reading

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Worth a Fig

The very first thing I did upon returning from a weekend trip was check on my fig tree. I was examining it while my wife was still parking the car in the garage. On Friday, I was worried that my … Continue reading

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My First, My Last, My Every Fig

 The first fruit on my Brown Turkey fig tree expanded dramatically in size after the rains this week. It was as if the tree was telling me that I hadn’t given it enough water last month. I thought of it … Continue reading

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Ripe Van Winkle

 Some of the leaves on my fig tree have started turning yellow and falling off. However the fruits look the same as they did a month ago. According to one Internet article, the tree is either getting too much water … Continue reading

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Kadota Fanning

The figs on my tree are coming along nicely but they are not yet ripe. I was in the mood for my favorite fruit over the weekend and I knew I would be in the right place for them. Any … Continue reading

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The Will O’ The Wasp

The more I learn about figs, the more I realize how little I know about them. My tree has five little figs on it. There are three on one branch and two on another. I used to have six but … Continue reading

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Fig One and Fig Two

Ten days ago, I noticed the first tiny fig on my tree. It has gotten slightly bigger and it now has company. At least two branches are sprouting fruit, although the total number of figs is still less than ten. … Continue reading

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One Fig-ular Sensation

The headlights of my wife’s car revealed an important discovery as we returned home Sunday night. I was sure I spotted a tiny green bulb on one of the branches of my fig tree. On Monday, I inspected the tree … Continue reading

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Fig in a Box

 When Valley Fig Growers offered to send me some figs, I responded quickly. In the email exchange that followed, they said they would send some recipes too. A box arrived a few days ago with single-serving packets of Mission figlets and … Continue reading

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Fig Bigwig

It was a happy day for me on Twitter. Valley Fig Growers followed me and responded to a recent tweet of mine. My pal @sandygoddard wants @TheEllenShow to follow him on Twitter. I just want @valleyfig to follow me because … Continue reading

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