Espalier - Allen Gilbert new softcover book 2009
by ALLEN GILBERT
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New small softcover book, 144 pages, published 2009
Create beautiful, productive garden walls and fences, and optimise space in small gardens, patios and balconies with Allen Gilbert's innovative espalier techniques.
Covers: forms, trellis systems and designs; flowering plants and fruit trees; shaping and pruning and Australian native plants
- What is espalier?
- Espalier designs
- Walls, frames and trellises
- Choosing plants for espalier
- Establishing, pruning and shaping
- Maintenance and care
- Bibliography and index
Includes colour photos and diagrams throughout.
About the author
Allen Gilbert worked for more than 20 years with the Victorian Department of Agriculture and managed the popular Victorian 3CR Sunday community garden program for more than 15 years. He now lives in Tasmania where he and his partner are developing a small self-sufficiency farmlet based on organic gardening principles. Allen is the author of Yates Green Guide to Gardening, No Garbage Composting and Recycling, Dreaming of Roses, Climbers and Creepers, Tomatoes for Everyone, All about Apples and No-Dig Gardening . He is a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines and runs regular gardening workshops.
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