The art of topiary was first employed by the Egyptians and Romans in 1000AD, old documents describe animal shapes growing in formal gardens. Today the use of topiaries is still a creative way to enhance the beauty of your home, inside and out.
- Many kinds of plants may be used for topiaries, including coleus, citrus plants, herbs and ivy.
- Topiaries can also an enchanting addition to your holiday decoration theme. Weave fresh herbs and flowers into a topiary and place it on your tabletop for a special center piece during holiday dinners.
- Decorate your Ivy topiaries with fresh flowers and ribbons.