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Real Estate - January 28, 2011

Espalier: creating an edible aesthetic

Pruning trees encourages fruit production while decorating the garden

by Sarah Trauben

Alex Fernandez doesn't buy into the old credo "form follows function." For him, practicality and ornamentation aren't contradictory design goals.

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