Shaping plants into sculpture

Hall, Doug
October 1999
Better Homes & Gardens;Oct99, Vol. 77 Issue 10, p191
Focuses on the art of shaping plants into sculpture called topiary. Time for formal gardens to attain a recognizable form; Tabletop versions; Step-by-step topiary.


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