Monday, 19 November 2012

10 Coolest Displays of Topiary Art

A Topiary is an art form that involves trimming and training live plants by clipping the foliage and twigs of trees and shrubs to create a living work of art. Foliage that is trimmed into simple geometric shapes to form borders and fences are called hedges.

1. Beijing Olympics Topiary

Beijing Olympics Topiary

An incredible topiary display at the 29th Olympic Games in 2008. (Photo)

2. Shanghai's Century Park Musicians

Shanghai's Century Park Musicians

(Photo)

3. "Hedge Hogs" at Clarence House, U.K.

Hedge Hogs at Clarence House, U.K.

(Link | Photo)

4. Neiman-Marcus Dragon Topiary

Neiman-Marcus Dragon Topiary

(Photo)

5. Panda Topiary in China

Panda Topiary in China

From the Chelsea Flower Show in Xi'an, China. (Link | Photo)

6. Gravity-Defying Dolphin Topiary

Gravity-Defying Dolphin Topiary

(Link | Photo)

7. Row Boat Topiary

Row Boat Topiary

(Photo)

8. Lawn Furniture

Lawn Furniture

(Link | Photo)

9. Thailand's Amazing Owls

Thailands Amazing Owls

(Photo)

10. Topiary Gone Wild?

Topiary Gone Wild

(Photo)

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