Topiary work


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arbors, shrubbery, hedges, or the like, cut and trimmed into fanciful forms, as of animals, buildings, etc.

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The rear garden is superbly presented, with lawns, a fish pond, clipped topiary work, a well-stocked border and private, hedge screened boundaries.
The tiny leaves of Baby Face and Chicago are excellent varieties for topiary work.
In the topiary work, labyrinths, as seen in the Villa d'Este [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED] and in trellis constructions, natural materials - plants, vines, and trees - were cultivated into geometric figures like spheres or pyramids, or into shapes reminiscent of sculpture like ships or human figures, or into natural shapes like animals.