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How To Make An Espalier Trellis

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    What is an Espalier? An espalier is a plant that has been trained to grow in a flat plane against a wall, fence, or trellis, though the term has also been used to describe the technique of training a plant to grow this way. The technique was invented by the ancient Romans, and further developed in Europe. This technique allowed them to take advantage of the thermal mass of south facing walls (full sun in Northern Hemisphere) by growing fruit trees against them, the heat retained by the walls protected the trees from the cold and extended the productive period of the of fruit trees. Check out these step by step tutorials on the next videos in order to achieve a similar DIY project in your own garden. Good luck!



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