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


Topiary through the times

The art of topiary may seem quintessentially English, but did you know it actually dates back to Roman times? Topiary is a skill that’s been shaped through the ages in countries across the world, from the corners of cottage gardens to ancient temples in Japan. As part of our #toptopiary month, we’ve dug up some fun facts about its horticultural history and how topiary has shaped how we garden today: You may know what topiary is, but do you know what the word means? It’s taken from the Latin word... Read More