Garden Boundaries that Look Great and Taste Amazing!


| 10/23/2017 12:09:00 PM


Tags: organic gardening, benedict vanheems, outdoor crops, harvesting, fruits,
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Photo by Getty Images/WALTER ZERLA

Fruit Trees

Fruit trees such as apples, peaches, and pears can be trained flat against walls or fences as fans, espaliers, or single-stemmed cordons. Fruit trees can also be grown along freestanding post-and-wire supports to create divisions within your garden.

Vines

Vining fruits such as grapevines and kiwis can be grown on sturdy supports to quickly cover a boundary wall.

Berries

Blackberries, redcurrants, whitecurrants, and gooseberries can all be trained against a wall.

Hedges

Rowan (mountain ash), rambling rose, elder, hazel, and crab apple all make excellent hedging plants. Thorny shrubs such as blackthorn and hawthorn make great stock-proof (and people-proof) edible hedges.

Learn more about edible garden boundaries in this video.




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