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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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If you don't want to risk the box tree moth or box blight ruining your prized topiary be and hedging, could you plant something which won't baffected?
In Japan, gardeners must serve a seven-year apprenticeship to learn, not just the techniques, but the cultural and spiritual significance of different kinds of topiary. So I'd be foolish to think I could achieve anything other than the horticultural equivalent of a bad hair-cut, but I have to start somewhere.
You could use a wire topiary frame, placed over the young shrub so branches poke through the wires to help guide you.
Don't clip box in wet weather as this can spread fungal spores I use it in topiary mounds which I then dot through my garden plots
<B A topiary stegosaurus has appeared in Birmingham's New Street as part of the new 'Big In The City' Dino Trail
A good topiary specimen requires a good pair of hedge clippers and shears.
For more than 10 years Mr Belal has continued to trim and redesign the hedge in an attempt to amuse his neighbours with his topiary.
Full-page spreads slowly shift from soft, washed-out greys and browns in the beginning, to sharp, vivid greens as each new topiary is revealed, until the book ends in full colour.
Ryan Cleary and Jake Davis (aka Topiary) appeared in court today pleading guilty to various charges including attacking the Pentagon.
"We lied a bit to the press to give it that sense of abundance," says the figure named Topiary, one of the best sources in We Are Anonymous, a lively, startling book that reads as "The Social Network" for group hackers.
TOPIARY is the practice of clipping trees and shrubs for aesthetic purposes and takes many forms.
Here, in rich images and spare language, he creates a fantastic topiary garden.