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walled espalier. I think someday I'd like to plant some trees to create a living fence.

espalier. The Park Forest Mall used to have espalier-ed pear and apple trees in their heyday. So sad it's gone now.

Espalier - awesome design and functional - just got an idea for the fruit trees I have no room for :)

Espalier apple tree. I totally need someone to come do this to my house.

Still puzzled at why I'm into this whole espalier tree thing, but I'm going with it. Love the wall.

Espaliered trees, Erddig by Kiwi Betsy, via Flickr

Espalier Ginkgo, I posted this a few months ago. I am repining it because I am installing one next week in a Mediterranean zen garden I designed.

Traditionally espalier was exclusive to fruit trees, but now a variety of trees are being trained to branch horizontally, offering new design possibilities, particularly in small spaces. Plant crabapples inches from an exterior wall to soften a space and add spring color

How to Espalier: Instructions from BHG -- Espalier, the art of training a tree or shrub against a wall, is one way to enhance a courtyard wall or other exterior surface.

How to Espalier Fruit Trees ... one of the easiest ways to include fruit trees in a small space garden and maximise your yield. Fruit grows on horizontal branches, leaves grow on verticals! | The Micro Gardener