topiary shapes

Flowers 19/06/2015

Levens Hall – Hedging, Topiary & Trees

Levens Hall is a family owned estate that is home to a garden, first laid out in the 1690s, containing fantastic high hedges, beautiful flower beds and, not forgetting, its most popular feature; the huge, unique collection of topiary shapes created from Box and Yew. Over 100 shapes make Levens Hall the most extensive topiary garden in the world and as some of the plants are three hundred years old, it’s also the oldest topiary garden in the world. With this being said, we thought we’d give it a visit... Read More

topiary wire shape 25/03/2015

Top tips for tip top Topiary

Whether you’re growing your own topiary, trimming an old topiary tree back into shape or planting a ready-made topiary specimen, our top tips can help you make the most out of this long-standing art form in your garden. For instant impact choose a ready-shaped topiary form, not only will you have an immediate garden feature but the only thing you’ll need to do is to give it a light trim once or twice a year to keep it neat.   If you have a lot of patience, there’s nothing more satisfying... Read More

Topiary boat 17/03/2015

10 unusual Topiary shapes

Topiary cones, balls and lollipops can make a fantastic feature in your garden, but if you’re a little bit more adventurous, you may want to try your hand at some topiary art. So, we’ve put together a list of the 10 most unusual topiary shapes we could find to give you some inspiration:  Topiary Garden, Chatsworth House   Green Animals Topiary Garden, Rhode Island, USA   Topiary Gardens, Ohio, USA   Topiary display, Takao Railway Museum, Taiwan   Topiary Gardens, Ohio, USA   Olbrich Botanical Gardens, Wisconsin, USA   Topiary squirrel, Poland   Topiary... Read More