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New Topiary

New Topiary

Imaginative Techniques from Longwood Gardens

By (author) Patricia Riley Hammer

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Full Description
New Topiary is essential for anyone interested in the shaping of plants for inside and outside decoration. This book will be valued by professional and amateur gardeners for adding that extra bit of theatre which has now become such an important part in our extended inside/outside living. For the first time, closely guarded secrets are revealed about the growing stages and maintenance of Longwood's exotic displays, from tiny animals to astonishing creations in chrysanthemums and even self-watering life-size elephants. It will amaze traditional topiary enthusiasts by showing them how classical, formal shapes can be achieved quickly and tastefully. It is a mine of information and inspiration. Years of practical development and research have gone into this book which is a refreshing new look at plant decoration. The snags, pitfalls and the disappointments are eliminated by the confident, step-by-step instructions and ideas of an expert who is the foremost authority in this colourful modem approach to exciting decoration with plants. This book will set you on a journey of excitement. The comprehensive information contained here will encourage you to create and interpret your own decorative ideas and style.
Specifications
Publisher
ACC Art Books
ISBN
9781870673211
Published
1st Jan 1980
Binding
Hardback
Territory
World
Size
279 mm x 216 mm
Pages
264 Pages
Illustrations
235 color, 48 b&w
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