I have a fig tree. It came with my house and I'm happy to have it but I feel very dumb because I don't know how to tell when the figs are ripe and what to do with them. Right now it has a lot of fat green figs. There are some brown figs on the ground. As the summer goes on there will be lots and lots of brown figs on the ground.
What signifies a fig that is ready to eat? And, what do I do with it?? Cut off the skin and eat it as is, or what?