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Topiary : design and technique

Topiary : design and technique

Author: Chris Crowder; Michaeljon Ashworth
Publisher: Ramsbury : Crowood, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
From the gardens of ancient Egypt to the arts and crafts creations of Edwardian England, green sculpture has been clipped into shape. With its bold silhouettes, topiary is an icon that defines the hand of man in creating gardens, expressing the gardener's ideas and firing the observer's imagination. In this book, informative photographs offer ideas and starting points for creating your personal topiary work, while  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Crowder; Michaeljon Ashworth
ISBN: 9781861268167 1861268165
OCLC Number: 63137279
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: History --
Inspiration --
Assessing the site --
Design : Shapes and spaces --
Site preparation and planting --
Clipping --
Hedges --
Simple shapes --
Complex and figurative shapes --
Special projects --
Responsibility: Christopher Crowder and Michaeljon Ashworth.


Provides practical guidance to enable anyone to start creating topiary. This book features photographs that offer ideas for creating your personal topiary work, while guidelines to creating specific  Read more...


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