Plow and Hose: The March of fruits Posted in: Lifestyle Few things beat eating fresh fruit picked straight off the tree.If you are interested in adding fruit to your landscape, don’t hesitate. Fruit trees are multipurpose. They add beauty with spring blossoms, shade through summer and fall, plus you get fruit. March is the perfect time to plant fruit bearing trees and plants.When shopping for fruit trees, be sure to find out if the variety you want is self-pollinating or if you need a second tree to cross pollinate. Apples, pears and plums need a buddy tree. Peaches, apricots and nectarines are self-fertile and can produce fruit without cross pollination.Also, check the tag for the chill hour number for ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!