The first garden visited was Mapperton House, near Beaminster, the ancestral home of the Earls of Sandwich. According to a vote by ‘Country Life’ it is ‘the nation’s finest manor house’. The Earl and Countess’ son, Luke, and his wife, Julie, the Viscount and Viscountess of Hinchingbroke, live there and manage the estate. It has also […]
NewGen Liberty Belle™ is the newest addition to the NewGen® family as selected by breeder Robert Head in Seneca, SC. It topped the Saunders Genetics boxwood blight trials for three years running with its superior resistance to boxwood blight, good resistance to boxwood leaf miner, and beauty in the landscape. It is a petite boxwood […]
There’s been lots of coverage in the news and on social media about AI and how it can write material for magazines, newspapers and of course the web. So we thought we’d asked ChatGPT, one of the AI programs that’s available to use, the question – “What Is Modern Topiary?”
This was a new experiment for a day of garden visits in which members bring their own picnic lunch to enjoy whilst visiting two very special private gardens. The day was been organised by Charlotte Maclean, Deputy Chairman of EBTS UK, who kindly invited everyone to her garden for a lunch break and photographs were […]
I thought you might enjoy the attached topiary tribute to the King on his coronation. Our hedge had been looking forward to the event for just over forty years. I think it may be quite unique and, from the King’s perspective, being ‘You in Yew’ makes that exceptionally rare figure of speech… ‘the topiary pun’.David, […]
Review of the day out written by Neil Cave with photographs by Chris Redston
The European Boxwood and Topiary Society (EBTS) encourages, the appreciation, cultivation and knowledge of Boxwood and Topiary through garden visits and conferences, publications, scientific research, and European co-operation and exchange.
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