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Topiary and the Art of Training Plants

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An inspiring and practical guide to preserving cherished memories.

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. Scrapbooking is a wide-ranging and comprehensive guide to this popular new craft. The 100 creative techniques described in this book make each scrapbook a joy to create.

With clear advice and step-by-step illustrations, this book provides a wealth of ideas, including how to: The book offers ideas, tips and techniques for: sculpt topiary shapes, from balls and pyramids to animals and abstracts, for year-round decorative effect Baby memories rejuvenate neglected trees, shrubs and hedges train fruit trees into espaliers, fans, cordons and festoons Childhood memories train climbers and twiners to make fragrant, colorful arches and arbors create patterns for hedges and knot gardens Engagement and wedding memories train plants into standards shape easy mock topiary for quick results Vacation memories

Topiary and the Art of Training Plants also includes: Family heritage, and more.

garden plans showing how to incorporate topiary into beds, borders and whole gardens Useful tools and equipment are fully illustrated and carefully explained. Readers can get excellent results with such simple tools as scissors and glue. More advanced equipment like sewing machines are used to achieve more sophisticated results. an extensive plant directory

a North American zone map Each chapter provides clear, step-by-step instructions with color photographs. Options and materials are discussed, and the twenty-five projects are illustrated from startto finish.

a directory of North American sources to locate plants suitable for topiary Specific topics include: more than 120 full color photographs and 60 watercolor illustrations. Making a cover and the interior pages

Using decorative backgrounds 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. Preparing photographs, sticking and fixing

Book News Annotation:

The author of The Ultimate Container Garden explains how to entice whimsical beasts, mazes, and other fantasies out of greenery from artemisia to yew. Includes awe-inspiring color photographs and watercolor sketches of garden plans; directories of plants suitable for topiary and sculpted hedges; a North American plant hardiness map; and other resources. Canadian card order number: C99-93037-9.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The author of The Ultimate Container Garden explains how to entice whimsical beasts, mazes, and other fantasies out of greenery from artemisia to yew. Includes awe-respiring color photographs and watercolor sketches of garden plans; directories of plants suitable for topiary and sculpted hedges; a North American plant hardiness map; and other resources.

Synopsis:

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 effectrejuvenate neglected trees, shrubs and hedgestrain fruit trees into espaliers, fans, cordons and festoonstrain climbers and twiners to make fragrant, colorful arches and arborscreate patterns for hedges and knot gardenstrain plants into standardsshape 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 gardensan extensive plant directory a North American zone mapa directory of North American sources to locate plants suitable for topiarymore 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.

Synopsis:

A classic children's book back in print. This book is based on the true story of the children of the barrio of San Jose de la Urbina in Caracas, Venezuela. Although the mayor promises the children a playground, they realize that they must build it themsel

Synopsis:

A fully illustrated and complete guide to the art and craft of creating decorative garden effects. With clear advice and step-by-step illustrations, this book provides a wealth of ideas for topiaries.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781552094228
Author:
Stoddart, Laura
Author:
Stoddart, Laura
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Location:
Buffalo, N.Y.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Training
Subject:
Topiary
Subject:
Topiary work
Subject:
Plants, ornamental
Subject:
Ornamental climbing plants
Subject:
Ornamental woody plants -- Training
Subject:
Ornamental woody plants
Copyright:
Series Volume:
97-744
Publication Date:
March 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9.80x9.84x.52 in. 1.56 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The author of The Ultimate Container Garden explains how to entice whimsical beasts, mazes, and other fantasies out of greenery from artemisia to yew. Includes awe-respiring color photographs and watercolor sketches of garden plans; directories of plants suitable for topiary and sculpted hedges; a North American plant hardiness map; and other resources.
"Synopsis" by , 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 effectrejuvenate neglected trees, shrubs and hedgestrain fruit trees into espaliers, fans, cordons and festoonstrain climbers and twiners to make fragrant, colorful arches and arborscreate patterns for hedges and knot gardenstrain plants into standardsshape 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 gardensan extensive plant directory a North American zone mapa directory of North American sources to locate plants suitable for topiarymore 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.

"Synopsis" by , A classic children's book back in print. This book is based on the true story of the children of the barrio of San Jose de la Urbina in Caracas, Venezuela. Although the mayor promises the children a playground, they realize that they must build it themsel
"Synopsis" by , A fully illustrated and complete guide to the art and craft of creating decorative garden effects. With clear advice and step-by-step illustrations, this book provides a wealth of ideas for topiaries.
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