Topiary & Plant Sculpture: A Beginner's Step-by-step Guide

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Crowood Press, 1995 - Gardening - 142 pages
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Topiary is the art of clipping shrubs into ornamental forms. Almost any shape can be created - from birds to battleships. This is a complete guide for those new to topiary, with practical and easy-to-follow instruction on tools, design and preparation, training and pruning. It includes many ideas for archways, box hedges, cubes and pyramids, wall sculptures and a range of animals, and it also provides a listing of suitable shrubs. The illustrations include many step-by-step drawings.

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Contents

lntroduction
7
Making a Start
15
Growing in Containers
29
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