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Fruits for the Home Garden

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AUBURN, Alabama— With summer on the way, fruits are a perfect snack. Growing your own fruits at home can be a way to make them more easily available and less costly. Blueberries Blueberries are easy to grow at home because they are very low maintenance. There are many different types of blueberries that include: Northern highbush, Southern highbush, Rabbiteye, and Lowbush. ... Read More »

Growing Figs in Alabama

You may remember with nostalgia the fig tree in your grandmother’s yard or the mouth-watering fig preserves your mother used to make. “Home grown figs are not a thing of the past. Many Alabamians still plant figs and still make those delicious preserves,” said Mike McQueen, a regional home grounds agent for Alabama Extension. In most of Alabama, figs can ... Read More »