Fig Tree's Alive!
A few years ago my dad drove up for NJ without me knowing, went into my back yard, planted a fig tree, then went back to NJ. Imagine my surprise when I saw that in my backyard! Anyway, it made it through 2 winters ago and I assumed it was because of the mounds of snow surrounding it and keeping it insulated. I was a little more worried this past winter since it didn't have any snow for insulation. I did my best to wrap it, but I was nervous when I unwrapped it. I'm happy to announce there are buds on the short little branches growing up from the base of the tree! Last year there wasn't enough time for the figs to develop and get big enough to eat, but I'm hoping with the early Spring this year we'll get to eat some!
Today is going to be seasonable for this time of year with a mix of sun and clouds and highs in the upper 50s. Wednesday and Thursday look a bit unsettled with more clouds than sun and a few spotty showers each afternoon. Friday is sunny and dry with highs cool in the mid 50s.
The weekend forecast is iffy with a storm system sitting to our south. Saturday looks dry, but if that storm heads a little further to the north we'll see more clouds and showers on Sunday. This will not be a repeat of last Sunday's storm and would just be scattered showers instead. We'll follow that for you!