Around Southern California, landscape designer Scott Shrader is known for civilized, amenity-filled gardens tailor-made for life outside. At a Los Angeles residence, an espalier tangerine tree is surrounded by hen and chicks at its base.
Espalier is art of pruning and training trees or shrubs usually against a wall or trellis to form symmetrical and flat geometric shapes. Here are a 10 amazing examples of espaliered trees for your inspiration.
Lovelovelove the trellises, and REALLY love the idea of the greenery wall — a hedge instead of a fence is quite an attractive idea for the vegetable garden (and a secret garden elsewhere) The vegetable and cut flower gardens at Rock Cobble Farm.