Topiary and the art of training plants

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Publisher:
Firefly Bk.,
Pub. Date:
c2000.
Language:
English
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Topiary and the Art of Training Plants is a complete guide to the art and craft of creating increasingly popular and surprisingly low-maintenance decorative garden effects.

With clear advice and step-by-step illustrations, this book provides a wealth of ideas, including how to:

sculpt topiary shapes, from balls and pyramids to animals and abstracts, for year-round decorative effect rejuvenate neglected trees, shrubs and hedges train fruit trees into espaliers, fans, cordons and festoons train climbers and twiners to make fragrant, colorful arches and arbors create patterns for hedges and knot gardens train plants into standards shape easy mock topiary for quick results

Topiary and the Art of Training Plants also includes:

garden plans showing how to incorporate topiary into beds, borders and whole gardens an extensive plant directory a North American zone map a directory of North American sources to locate plants suitable for topiary more than 120 full color photographs and 60 watercolor illustrations.

Beautiful, inspiring and comprehensive, Topiary and the Art of Training Plants is a practical gardening guide with the information and value to make it a favorite of gardeners everywhere.

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9781552094228
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Full title topiary and the art of training plants
Author joyce david
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