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What is Topiary? Topiary is the art of creating sculpture in the medium of clipped trees, shrubbery and vines... We go way beyond that, providing giant planted topiary animals, Living Logo Art, Mosaiculture and steel wire sculpture to 10 metres tall - World Wide.
Theme Park quality planted character figures, green roof garden walls, geometric box shrubbery cutting frames, golfers, horses, dragons, vintage cars - even Lions, Tigers And Bears! Our shop can even come to Your project, minimizing shipping. Makes for new adventure each day and leaves a lighter ecological footprint...see our last Elephant tour here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/7625654.stm
Monumental Outdoor Planted Topiary Structures, green building 3D façades - Enviro-Signs any size - we are building Green Garden Logos and planted topiary frame exhibitions worldwide. Here are sustainable green projects ranging from the American Museum of Natural History Polar Rink/NYC to the 5m tall Absolut Caribbean planted bottle, Callaway Gardens' 7m long T-Rex; the American Express "Root For" campaign with NYC, DC, Boston, Atlanta, Miami, Chicago, LA, SF exhibits... even VIDEO JOE/ You Tube: the Musical version!
Topiary Joe started in Florida building sailfish and birds for garden centres, then 54 animated figures for The Phipps Conservatory/Pittsburgh, a plethora of Disney character sculpture topiary creations and segments with HGTV. Even Oprahs' Logo and Miss America Crown at Disney Institute. Garden.com had me hang out for a month on a Living Logo Billboard in S.F. 12m up...Frogs like Bud, Weis And Errr ended up on a 5m long Gator at SeaWorld / Orlando next to the Free Beer building, which you probably would've noticed had you not been running for line.
We created 13 touring life size topiary pachyderm created for ElephantFamily.Org in Eds' notorious Irish Cowshed Shop, Clonakilty/County Cork. See www.thesurvivaltour.org/ for Tour pictures. They are planted with replica boxwood - great for touring! Las Vegas Nove/Playboy Club at the Palms has giant Topiary Women in trimming form - indoor/outdoor UV resistant faux boxwood topiary. 3m tall Farmer, Plow and Mule steel the show as public art...Bespoke is no joke, we build your design, however exciting or architecturally benign. Artificial animal, human or Scenics style steel frame traditional topiary character figures ship well and maintenance is low. Classic topiary design? Any plynth or pom pom you please!
By hand bending and welding steel into garden sculpture -Topiary Joe designs and creates memorable art to be planted as topiary or stand alone metal art work - regular or stainless steel giant topiary garden frames of any creature imaginable. Flowing lines for simple pleasure give and take when it come to measure.
Bugatti type 35b wire sculpture showing detail. Life size vintage race car and 3D hot rod sculptures of wire, my specialty.
Topiary Joe builds very stout traditional cutting frames for shrubbery and vines plus stuffed, irrigated and planted American portable style topiaries. Gigantic evergreen garden structures, Topiade/3D FaÇades (vertical gardens) are the way to phyto remediation in downtown areas. Even Tryst houses planted with roses, fruit or willow...too urbane? Grow your own Tree House for your domain - Arboriculture Gone Wild, I maintain.
Creating original outdoor or indoor planted steel sculpture for businesses, resorts and fine homes globally is what I do. All hand made one at a time, without repetitive robotic cutting machines. I want my animal topiary frames and automotive sculpture to have life and movement.
Plant Materials vary according to what does best in your neighborhood. Boxwood, Yew, Privet, Azalea there's something out there that will not fail ya.
Have fun with horticulture, enjoy gardening-plants are good for you.
Please use the form on my website - just your name and number with an email address will do. I will write or call as soon as I get your message! This form or calling (904) 742-7132 are the best ways of getting me!
MAILING ADDRESS FOR TOPIARY JOE:
1350 Cherohala Skyway
Tellico Plains, Tennessee 37385 USA
423-253-7199 home and manual fax (I gotta turn it on)
904.742.7132 cell, which Sometimes reaches me in the mountains...