Re: [gardeners] Figs

George Shirley (
Fri, 06 Aug 1999 11:08:19 -0500 wrote:
> In a message dated 8/5/99 4:16:23 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
> > Ours are soft, almost squishy, when they are at their sweetest.  That's
> >  assuming the birds & squirrels haven't gotten to them first.
> Same with ours.  Not one was eaten by a human this year.  One day they were
> green, but not quite ready to pick.  The next day they were all gone!
> Anne in FL
> zone 9b

We harvested about 2 gallons but we also put a bird net over the tree as
soon as the fruit showed up.