About Richard Hallman

I am a professional Fruit Tree Horticulturist primarily interested in teaching gardeners and small landowners how to establish and train espalier fruit trees in the Lower Mainland area of British Columbia. 

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I grew up on a small tree fruit orchard in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia,  where I started pruning and grafting as a teenager. For most of my career I was an Horticultural Extension Advisor to commercial and home garden tree fruit growers. I have been teaching tree fruit pruning for more than 35 years. My primary passions are training espalier fruit trees and grafting.


I am a Registered Professional Agrologist (Horticulture) in British Columbia

I am a member of the following organizations:

  • British Columbia Institute of Agologists
  • Agricultural Institute of Canada
  • International Fruit Tree Association’
  • British Columbia Fruit Testers
  • Western Washington Tree Fruit Research Foundation
  • Home Orchard Society
  • North American Fruit Explorers

Please contact me if you have any questions – richard@richardhallman.ca

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