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Topiary Knots and Parterres HL

Lecture – Topiary, Knots and Parterres

Caroline Foley
The Charterhouse The Charterhouse Charterhouse Square London EC1M 6AN

Tickets: £10 per person or £15 for 2 persons booking together

Topiary, Knots and Parterres – the history and its role in the garden today with Caroline Foley, MA, winner of the 2018 European Garden Book of the Year.

The sculptural qualities of topiary have been enjoyed by cottagers and kings alike in gardens through history. This talk follows the story of topiary in its many guises (and occasional falls from grace) from the Romans to the top designers of today. The case is made that topiary still has a useful role to play, even in the wildest of gardens, and the ancient art of clipping trees and shrubs for decorative effect deserves to be in every gardener’s box of tricks.

Caroline Foley
Caroline Foley

This lecture is organised by Charterhouse, Caroline Foley is a long time member of EBTS UK and is the former Editor of Topiarius.