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#124158 - 02/29/04 12:06 PM espaliers
wwh Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 01/18/01
Posts: 13858
I was sure I could remember having used this word in a post about a year ago. But search said "no matches".
A spellingbee word:
espaliers. Fruit trees or other plants trained to grow flat against a building, wall, railing, trellis or other support. “Harriet walked up the broad and neat gravel walk, which led between rows of espaliers to the front door.”


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#124159 - 04/16/04 03:48 PM Re: espaliers
Coffeebean Offline
old hand

Registered: 02/11/03
Posts: 725
Loc: Oregon, USA
We see espaliers all around; most Americans probably just don't know the name for them. I certainly didn't until I went to work some years ago for Jackson & Perkins rose company.




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