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espaliered fruit trees

espaliered fruit trees

Learn the art of espalier—growing trees or shrubs in two dimensions. It's a time-honored fix for the space-challenged garden. | Photo: Lynn Keddie/GAP Photos | thisoldhouse.com

Learn the art of espalier—growing trees or shrubs in two dimensions. It's a time-honored fix for the space-challenged garden. | Photo: Lynn Keddie/GAP Photos | thisoldhouse.com

By cutting willow branches and planting them, you can form them into structures and they keep on living!

By cutting willow branches and planting them, you can form them into structures and they keep on living!

The ultimate treehouse... I would love to have some espaliered trees on the property

The ultimate treehouse... I would love to have some espaliered trees on the property

"Espalier is a horticultural technique of pruning and grafting used together to train trees to create two-dimensional forms with the branches.  This technique was originally developed during the Middle Ages as a way to grow fruit trees within castle walls, without taking up space needed for other activities, and to add decoration to the walls."

"Espalier is a horticultural technique of pruning and grafting used together to train trees to create two-dimensional forms with the branches. This technique was originally developed during the Middle Ages as a way to grow fruit trees within castle walls, without taking up space needed for other activities, and to add decoration to the walls."

Fruit-Picker-Quick-And-Easy-DIY

Fruit-Picker-Quick-And-Easy-DIY

Guide to Urban Homesteading Learn about urban homesteading skills, such as small-scale composting, urban beekeeping, an...

Guide to Urban Homesteading Learn about urban homesteading skills, such as small-scale composting, urban beekeeping, an...

I love this Mini Orchard Collection! Great space saver. Ballerina Apple Trees.

I love this Mini Orchard Collection! Great space saver. Ballerina Apple Trees.

Shape fruit trees with bottles of water.

Shape fruit trees with bottles of water.

chart of espalier shapes - Espalier Services via Atticmag (trees grown against walls)

chart of espalier shapes - Espalier Services via Atticmag (trees grown against walls)