In Growing Figs in Cold Climates, Steven Biggs collects all of his best advice and time-tested tips so you can harvest and enjoy fresh figs in your own garden, even if you have short summers and cold winters.
An easy-to-read guide presented in a fun and relatable Q&A style, Growing Figs covers the many questions Steven has been asked about growing figs in temperate climates, along with his responses.
Inside, you’ll find an overview of how figs grow as well as an abundance of Steven’s creative fig thinking and trouble shooting.
Become a fellow “fig pig” so you too can harvest and enjoy fresh figs in areas where they don’t normally survive the winter.
Steven is giving away of copy of his book! Here’s how to enter: hope on over to our Facebook Page and tell us about your fig growing successes and failures. We’ll pick one lucky winner and a copy will be on its way to you!
Torontonian Steven Biggs helps people grow food. Recognized by Garden Making magazine as one of the “green gang” of Canadians making a difference in horticulture, his passion is incorporating edible crops into the landscape to create a beautiful, bountiful landscape with a long and varied harvest. Steven’s own yard includes a driveway straw-bale garden, rooftop kitchen garden, wicking beds, an edible-themed front yard, and fruit plantings. In his work as a horticulturist, college instructor, broadcaster, and author, he shares ideas about how to creatively use edible plants in the landscape. Steven produces and hosts The Food Garden Life Radio Show and Podcast. His books include ‘No Guff Vegetable Gardening,’ ‘Grow Figs Where You Think You Can’t,’ and ‘Grow Lemons Where You Think You Can’t.’ He co-authored his most recent book, ‘Gardening with Emma,’ with his teenage daughter.