Container Topiary

Container Topiary

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Topiary, the art of shaping trees and shrubs into geometric designs, was once considered suitable only for formal gardens. No more! Container Topiary brings the technique thoroughly up to date with modern urban spaces in mind. Aimed at novice gardeners, it features over 16 projects?everything from simple box balls to fancy designs?as well as advice on cultivating, pruning, and training topiary in a variety of styles. With advice on displaying the final results and an illustrated comprehensive directory of plants, this stunning book is inspirational!FRAMES ARE USED AS a guide tor clipping and training topiary, and are generally simple wire constructions over which the plants can be trained. ... look around in junk yards and car boot sales for tound objects, such as old car springs , around which to create modern topiary. ... To create a simple globe, for example, you can use suitable objects, such as old flower pots, around which you can bend theanbsp;...

Title:Container Topiary
Author:Susan Berry, Steven Wooster
Publisher:New Holland Publishers - 2009-03-03


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