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topiary gardens

29/03/2015

A cut above – The top topiary gardens you should visit

Keen to try your hand at topiary? Get some ideas from the experts at these top topiary gardens. Amazing living sculptures are at every corner, from giant chess pieces to mazes, animals and even Welsh hats…here are our favourite gardens that have shaped up to be truly inspirational: Chirk Castle, Clwyd A team of gardeners are busy trimming from summer to October to keep this castle’s topiary in shape. Dome shapes, birds and archways are dotted around the gardens, including its famous ‘Welsh Hats’ topiary. The Yew hedges that create... Read More

topiary cones decorating doorway 06/03/2015
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Top 5 ways to use Topiary

The widespread use of topiary has exploded into artistic animals, contemporary cones and spirals, formal balls, and classic lollipops that can be used in a variety of different ways across domestic gardens, for large landscape projects and in splendid stately home gardens. Here’s our favourite 5 ways to make the most out of your topiary: Perfect punctuation Planting topiary standards or lollipops at intervals throughout a hedge is a great way to add height and structure to your borders. These topiary specimens can be formed using a variety of different... Read More