Re: [gardeners] Weekend in the garden

Margaret Lauterbach (
Tue, 14 May 2002 06:08:18 -0600

At 05:34 PM 5/13/02 -0500, you wrote:
>Curious George - what did you do? We never do anything to ours but water 
>it and feed it twice a year
>with 8-8-8 fertilizer. In our hot summers the fig tree takes about 35 
>gallons of water a week to
>produce good fruit.
It was in a container, and I didn't water it that much. I tried to force 
dormancy by putting it into the basement, withholding water.  That was 
probably what produced dry fruit and dead tree.  Sigh.  Margaret L