Fruit TakesPosted: January 3, 2012
While you may laugh at the weather up north, it's planting season down south...a time of sweet promise when you can plant fruit orchards that will yield summer shade and many fall desserts. However, before planting, consult experts or manuals on the subtleties of pollination, because it takes two to tango (among other things). You see, many fruit trees require a second, similar variety in the immediate vicinity, so that bees may do their pollen-spreading work. A few examples of such fruits: japanese plums and Bartlett pears.