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

Espaliered Pear Tree at Clovelly Court Garden

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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

Espalier, the art of training a tree or shrub against a wall, is one way to enhance a courtyard wall or other exterior surface.

Space Saving Tips  Grow Up  Espalier -- an old French way of growing trees on a horizontal plane -- looks and sounds complicated, but is actually pretty simple. While it takes a bit of extra time shaping them when they're young and keeping them pruned, but you can pack in apple, pear, or other trees you may not normally have room for.

Small Space Garden Strategies You Need To Try

Take advantage of every inch of your green spaces. These solutions will help an area feel more expansive and rescue any tiny or narrow piece of land or hardscaping.

Rethink the Walls..Vertical gardens aren't new, but living walls have gained newfound popularity. If you don't want to tend a garden on a wall, you can use an espaliered tree to soften a patio's border

21 Patio Ideas for an Inviting Outdoor Space You'll Never Want to Leave

Just like interior rooms, patios benefit from seasonal spruce-ups, new furniture arrangements, and added accessories. Revamp your outdoor living space with these fresh patio ideas, including styling tips and DIY projects, to get it ready for the season. With these ideas, you can create an inviting patio you'll enjoy all summer long.

Espalier. Repinned by www.mygrowingtraditions.com

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.Nice Work For A Small But Simple Artistic Yard!  Look Closely At The Planning And Its Simplicity.  A Very Nice Combination Of Simple Shapes Created In Simple Ways.

.Nice Work For A Small But Simple Artistic Yard! Look Closely At The Planning And Its Simplicity. A Very Nice Combination Of Simple Shapes Created In Simple Ways.

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

Grow Espaliered Trees for a Slim Fit

Trained against a wall or trimmed into a living fence, espaliered trees and shrubs are an elegant small-space solution for any yard

Tillia espalier Belgian garden of Dina Deferme thinkingoutsidetheboxwood.com

Thinking Outside the Boxwood

Golly Bard, Parterre No. 3 original watercolor painting, #watercolor, #map

Parterre No. 3 original watercolor painting

From my Nature and Artifice series. Inspired by garden maps, knot and parterre gardens, topiary, and espalier. Original watercolor painting, one of a kind, painted by hand. Title: Parterre No. 3 Medium: original watercolor painting Palette: green, chartreuse, brown, gold Paper type: hot pressed, smooth finish, 140 Lb, 300g/m Paper measures: 11 x 8.5 inches, 28 x 21 cm Image measures: 9.5 x 5.5 inches, 24 x 14 cm Signature: HWB on front, titled, signed, dated in pencil on verso Unframed…

espaliered fruit tree along wall. From Sunset. I love espaliered trees...such a good use of normally wasted space.

espaliered fruit tree along wall. From Sunset. I love espaliered trees...such a good use of normally wasted space.

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The French Tangerine

The French Tangerine Blog was created in January of 2011 as a creative outlet for sharing inspiration. Here you will find a collection of images and perspectives on design, entertaining, art and travel, and anything else deemed worthy by yours truly.