Get Fig-Growing Ideas that Fit Your Garden.
Harvest More Figs This Year!


This self-paced, virtual Fig Masterclass is hosted by Horticulturist and Cold-Climate Fig Expert Steven Biggs.

Videos, e-book, interviews, and resources give you the ideas and information you need to harvest more figs. 

Cold-Climate Fig Success Starts with Creativity

Ever Wondered if You Could Harvest More Figs?

New to figs? Or bitten by the fig bug and want to up your game?

The Cold-Climate Fig Masterclass is about equipping you with information and creative ideas so that you can make the most of your cold-climate garden for growing figs.

Every garden is different. 

Every gardener is different. 

There's no one right way to grow figs in cold climates.

BUT there is a way that best fits you and your garden.

You'll find that way as you see different approaches to growing, ripening, and overwintering figs and maybe add your own creative twist.

Fig Masterclass helps you to narrow down what best fits you and your garden.



What Students Say

Rino Iannotta

5 star rating

“Excellent course! I'm a novice to growing figs and I found this course extremely informative and valuable. Your explanations are very clear and it has given me the confidence to try and grow more figs and different varieties. Thanks so much!”

“Excellent course! I'm a novice to growing figs and I found this course extremely informative and valuable. Your explanations are very clear and it has given me the confidence to try and grow more figs and different varieties. Thanks so much!”

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Fig Masterclass Topics

Over 4 hours of videos, an e-book, interviews

  • About Fig Plants

  • Where You Can Grow Your Fig Plant

  • Fig Care

  • Getting Figs to Ripen

  • Getting Fig Plants Through the Winter

  • Propagating, Pests, Problems

Your Instructor

Steven Biggs

Steven Biggs was recognized by Garden Making Magazine as one of the "green gang" making a difference in horticulture. His passion is incorporating edible crops into home gardens. His Toronto yard includes a driveway straw-bale garden, rooftop kitchen garden, wicking beds, fruit plantings ... and a lot of fig plants. He works as a horticulturist, college instructor, broadcaster, and author.

He started sharing his passion for growing figs in cold climates with his 2012 award-winning book Grow Figs Where You Think You Can't. He has written articles about figs for Fine Gardening, Garden Making, and Edible Toronto magazines. He lectures about growing figs for botanical gardens and garden clubs. His newest book is Growing Figs in Cold Climates: 150 of Your Questions Answered.
Steven Biggs on Growing Figs in Cold Climates

Bonus

  • Food Garden Life Community

    Membership in the student-only Food Garden Life online community, a community of people focused on edible gardens. Member benefits include special offers and free virtual events.

    $100 Value

  • Guide: The Great Fig Adventure

    A Guide to get your creative juices flowing and help you overwinter your fig plants. This e-book has lots of ideas for overwintering fig plants in cold climates.

    $20 Value

FAQ

  • What is the start date?

    This is a virtual, self-paced course that you can take when it's convenient for you. Videos are from the 2022 live fig camp.

  • What if I have questions about how to grow figs?

    As part of this course, you become a member of The Food Garden Life Community, where Steven answers fig-related questions.

  • I already grow figs. Is this for me?

    We go through and then beyond fig basics, with ideas and techniques that help you take your fig growing to the next level.

  • What if this isn't for me?

    We’ll give you a full refund within 30 days of purchasing course. No questions asked.

  • I collect figs and want to know about all the varieties. Is this course for me?

    This course focuses on successfully growing figs in cold climates. We cover a few top varieties -- but varieties is NOT the focus.

What Students Say

“Another great experience! You did an outstanding job with content and information, slides and pictures, and your enthusiasm and passion for figs.”

“Great job! Enjoyed your presentation. You are easy to listen to and very clear to understand. Well done and greatly appreciate the opportunity to learn more about figs.”

“Thanks fo much for the great inspiration and information! I'm very grateful that you offered this. Really helpful and enjoyable.”

Course curriculum

    1. Welcome to Fig Masterclass

    2. Fig Camp 2022 Opening Remarks

    3. Questions? Go to the Food Garden Life Community

    4. Intro to Figs

    1. Figs and Cold Winters - Indoors

    2. Figs and Cold Winters - Outdoors

      FREE PREVIEW
    1. Figs and Cool, Short Summers

    1. Springtime Fig Shuffle

    1. Pruning

    1. Potting and Repotting

About this course

  • $60.00
  • 31 lessons
  • 4.5 hours of video content