A taste of the Mediterranean in Lynden

LYNDEN — Tony Van Rooyen has brought a little Mediterranean to Lynden. The longtime Lynden gardener has spent 20 years cultivating a quintessential Mediterranean fruit — the fig — growing a Desert King fig tree in his west Lynden yard. The tree requires constant pruning, but suffers no ills and yields hundreds of sweet figs…

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Tim Newcomb is the assistant editor of the Lynden Tribune. Email Tim at tim@lyndentribune.com. Follow the Tribune on Twitter at @LyndenTribune.