Hardcover: 96 pages
Publisher: New Holland Publishers Ltd (March 1, 2003)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
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Not all of us have the room to plant in a yard, for we live in an apartment or condo. Take heart. Even if you have one pot, you can have a great little topiary to enjoy in a small space. You can even get it into an elevator. I know those in New York just love anything green, so this might be an answer for them. You'll not be out done by Versailles if you get this little book. Even they took their orange trees inside in the winter. This book is quite complete and enjoyable. If you need a gift for a friend, try this book on Container Topiary. You just might start something new for them. Vivid pictures certainly help one to envision the end results. I recommend this fine gardening guide to anyone that likes plants, especially topiary.
This book at first glance looked like a dream come true. However as I received the book I realized that the photos of topiary were not really inspirational and the information on how to really care for a container topiary was limited. They touch on frames, the touch on the best plant species for containers. It's kind of a just little introductory book to topiary. SO if you are thinking about getting into topiary this is your book. If you are a serious gardner than this is not your book.
I read this book and then did a topiary: good guide for some one likes me who have never done one before:
Great ideas for topiaries
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