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
This tree would be very interesting for the front yard! Trees for small gardens: Laurus nobilis, the bay tree, will grow to as a tree, but can be kept small when topiarised, especially in a container. Photo by Jason Ingram.