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"Johnny’s Fig Comes Marching Home," by the Whistling Gardener

When I purchased Sunnyside Nursery in the fall of 1989, there was a large fig tree (actually a bush) growing in the back yard next to the old carriage house. At the time I didn’t think much about it and over the next several years of remodeling and relandscaping, the old fig got uprooted and relegated to the compost pile.

When I purchased Sunnyside Nursery there was a large fig tree growing in the back yard next to the old carriage house. At the time I didn’t think much about it and the old fig got uprooted and relegated to the compost pile.

Little did I know that a cutting from that very same fig would find its way back to the nursery almost 25 years later.

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