One of the best ways to have a successful garden is to look over the fence: what have your neighbors successfully grown? If your passion is figs and you’re in the USA Zone 5, you will have a hard time creating a fig grove (there is a man who is growing fig trees, but he is packing the trees with hay to insulate them over the winter – high maintenance!). What are your neighbors growing? You don’t have to trump through their garden, you can use google! Check out the video below, and check out this link to an interesting online garden planner.
Check out the GroVeg Garden Planner here.