Hedges - the perfect way to frame your garden
by Colour Your Life
Have you ever looked enviously at those meticulously maintained miles of hedges that you always seem to see at fine houses and castles? At its most developed, the art of topiary involves creating geometric shapes, animals, birds – whatever the owner of the garden loves - by carefully clipping hedges as they grow. But simple, clipped, formal hedges of yew (Taxus), box (Buxus) or beech (Fagus) look fantastic too.