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topiary

of, relating to, or characterized by the trimming or training of trees or bushes into artificial decorative animal, geometric, or other shapes
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During the episode, she charts the rise and fall of topiary from Elizabethan times to the present day, and meets a topiary-obsessed woman in Kent who has transformed her garden using amazing creations.
James Dorrian, the gardener responsible for Mount Stewart's topiary, said: "Visitors are often telling me the topiary at Mount Stewart is unique in that it tells a story.
While slow-growing evergreens are the traditional topiary plants, you can use climbers to cover wire frames for a faster result.
A MATTER OF SCALE: Topiary skills can be applied to larger ornamental gardens, above, or small clipped box hedge pots,
Topiary told Olson about his own long-distance contact with Assange, whom he describes as both intrigued by the saboteurs' potential and critical of their silly side.
Topiary is used a lot in hedges, especially in gardens of stately homes.
Box is the ideal topiary plant and a simple sphere will allow you to try out the basic techniques and see the results quickly.
There are lots of visual jokes for readers to discover, like the real rabbits chewing on a gigantic topiary carrot.
The spoof said Murdoch's body had been found in his 'famous topiary garden'.
Although topiary has been around for centuries, the look is surprisingly modern.
Holly Forsythia Topiary Willow living fence Escallonia Beech Pleaching Use hornbeam to create a high-level 'pleached' hedge, great for a stylish, modern garden
THE Cotswold Motoring Museum has commissioned an award-winning topiary artist to celebrate its 30th anniversary with a full-size living sculpture of one of Britain's bestloved cars.