To have the best decorated room, a touch of green is often a must needed keystone or highlight. A plant adds that special touch of realism to the space it is in. The art of topiary now includes a low-maintenance, and modern artificial topiary plants. That allows you to have your touch of green in a unique shape – spirals, cones, hedges or balls that can do justice to where it’s located without watering or trimming.
The art of topiary has had a long and distinguished background from ancient Roman times to the modern-day. The Romans were the first recorded civilization to have taken plants and shaped them into different forms. From that point, many other cultures in both Europe and Asia have practiced this art form. Some cultures have even turned the practice to a high art such as in Japanese Bonsai and European Renaissance sculpturing of plants into animals. Then in the 20th century when the artificial Christmas tree became popular, the art of creating artificial plants in different shapes from various materials developed. Today from that background, artificial topiary gives a person a wide range of choices for their home or office.
The obvious advantage of artificial topiary is not having to take care of plant. When artificial Christmas trees first came out the number one advantage stated was you did not have to clean up any pine needles. You can place these plants wherever you want or need them. And other than an occasional clean up you do not need to put any more work into them.
The plants can be in multiple shapes and forms that can match the location and your need. You can find a natural plant look, cone shape, ball, spiral, hedge, even animal forms. The choice here is whatever would best fit the room. Popular leave varieties resemble that of a natural boxwood, ivy, cedar, or Cyprus plant among others. The size can be anything from a small tabletop plant to a large eight foot tree. There are even lifelike hedges you can use for object concealment and privacy concerns.
When you have made the decision to use these artificial topiary forms the best idea is to sit down to plan your choices. The locations you are filling may lend themselves to a natural Boxwood tiered ball , or may be best filled by a spiral silk Cedar. Determine your needs with the area’s allocated size and function to find the right plant – consider traditional or creative shapes – will give you the best design.
A touch of green can add the right touch to your home or office. This does not have to be a decision that takes a lot of watering or trimming care afterwards though. Artificial topiary and silk topiaries presents a modern-day design that should be looked at for your next decorating projects, whether indoors our outdoors.