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Stop buying avocados. Here's how you can grow an avocado tree in a small pot at home!

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Create Small Fruit Trees with This Pruning Method

This revolutionary pruning method will give you more fruit growing options, because nearly any deciduous fruit variety can be trained to stay compact. Learn how and when to prune fruit trees so that they’ll thrive, even in small gardens. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

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The Art of Espalier: Growing Fruit Trees in Small Spaces

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Cordon fruit trees at the West Dean Gardens. - I love this variety along the back fence for multiple different small fruit trees in one place. Espalier

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Grow Little Fruit Trees for Big Rewards

See our ingenious pruning method for growing an orchard in a small backyard. Shown: Kept small with timed pruning, this 'Fuji' apple tree stands about 4 feet high and wide and produces an ample crop of full-size fruits.

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larger but running between the veg area to the cider press and for a wind buffer along with smaller espalier pear to the SW.

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Espalier Fruit Trees: That's Natty!

What to do when you are faced with a blank wall, but you want fruit trees? Why - just use the ancient technique of espalier!

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Fruit tree info at Cornell University's website. Culture and care, pests, diseases and more. Great site.

Espalier - gorgeous way to grow apples, pears and more in small spaces.Very popular in Middle Ages. They have just been added to the Garden Planner from growveg.com and are a fantastic way of adding extra productive space to a small garden.

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Espalier Fruit Trees: That's Natty!

Espalier Fruit Trees for our orchard. Espalier = the horticultural and ancient agricultural practice of controlling woody plant growth originally for the production of fruit,by pruning and tying branches to a frame so that they grow into a flat plane, frequently in formal patterns, against a structure such as a wall, fence, or trellis.

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Create Small Fruit Trees with This Pruning Method

This revolutionary pruning method will give you more fruit growing options, because nearly any deciduous fruit variety can be trained to stay compact. Learn how and when to prune fruit trees so that they’ll thrive, even in small gardens. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

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Dwarf trees that are commonly available include nectarine, olive, pear, peach, apricot, apple, cherry, fig, citrus and quince.A dwarf tree could be 8-10 feet however a miniature tree remains between 6-8 feet keeping it smaller.

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Grow Food Everywhere: 9 Ways to Get More Food From Your Yard

Short on space? A little creativity can help you get a lot more food from your yard! Click to read more or pin to save for later!

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Columnar Fruit Trees only need 90cm between them, which means you can get a nice little orchard in a small space.

Create Small Fruit Trees with This Pruning Method

How to essentially "Dwarf" a fruit tree. Really cool way of keeping a tree small and workable and still capable of bearing full-sized fruit.

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