Every year, I try something new. Last year, we grew watermelons. They tasted great, but they took over large sections of our garden. Besides, how many watermelons can you actually eat?
This year, I'm growing a Chicago Hardy fig. That's right! Figs! And the cool thing about this fig is that it dies back at the end of the season and comes back next year. Imagine home made wine and figs on the back patio this fall.