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.