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Gorgeous Topiary Gardens Around the World

July 30, 2017 • By

Topiary Gardens are my secret passion.

Throughout my travels, I look for local topiary gardens to visit. A topiary is a living art piece, and their fantastical shapes, in an open landscape, can feel magical and other-worldly.

Today, I thought that we would highlight a few of these one-of-a-kind gardens.

Take a look at these gorgeous Topiary Gardens around the world…

Let's step outside and take a look at these gorgeous Topiary Gardens around the world...there are many different sizes and shapes of gardens.

Drummond Castle and grounds were established in Perthshire, Scotland, in 1490.

The tower house remains largely intact, but the gardens have been substantially changed over the centuries.

Let's step outside and take a look at these gorgeous Topiary Gardens around the world...there are many different sizes and shapes of gardens.

Architectural Digest

There’s a small but unique garden in Rhode Island called Green Animals Topiary Garden, located on a small country estate in Portsmouth on Aquidneck Island.

The estate dates back to the 1800s and consists of seven acres of beautiful land, dotted with topiary animals.

Let's step outside and take a look at these gorgeous Topiary Gardens around the world...there are many different sizes and shapes of gardens.

Only In Your State

The Houzen-ji temple in Osaka is famous for its moss-covered Fudo-myo statue, known as Mizukake Fudo.

People visit the shrine for prosperous businesses and fulfillment in love.

Let's step outside and take a look at these gorgeous Topiary Gardens around the world...there are many different sizes and shapes of gardens.

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Even Epcot has topiary! The park has an annual flower and garden festival that usually takes place in March.

Many fun, Disney topiary characters can be found there!

Let's step outside and take a look at these gorgeous Topiary Gardens around the world...there are many different sizes and shapes of gardens.

Kenny the Pirate

Pearl Fryar’s garden in Bishopville, South Carolina, is an ongoing work of contemporary horticultural art.

Fryar began creating his topiaries in the 1980s as he rescued trees and shrubs that local nurseries had thrown away.

Let's step outside and take a look at these gorgeous Topiary Gardens around the world...there are many different sizes and shapes of gardens.

Architectural Digest

The living sculptures at the Montreal Botanical Garden are swoonworthy.

This particular beauty is called A True Story. Shanghai’s tribute to Xu Xiu Juan — who devoted her life to the red crown crane — towers over visitors.

Let's step outside and take a look at these gorgeous Topiary Gardens around the world...there are many different sizes and shapes of gardens.

Best Design Guides

Up next is the Levens Hall Garden located in England – Beds of perennials between the hedges, a nuttery and a herb garden top off this beguiling scene.

Let's step outside and take a look at these gorgeous Topiary Gardens around the world...there are many different sizes and shapes of gardens.

HubPages

In Atlanta, Georgia? Be sure to stop by and explore the imaginary world of the Atlanta Botanical Gardens!

Let's step outside and take a look at these gorgeous Topiary Gardens around the world...there are many different sizes and shapes of gardens.

Garden of Aaron

Then there is Butchart Gardens, Victoria, B.C. – totally gorgeous!!

Let's step outside and take a look at these gorgeous Topiary Gardens around the world...there are many different sizes and shapes of gardens.

Butchart Gardens

We are going to end this topiary garden list back at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

It’s a giant unicorn – what could be better?!

Let's step outside and take a look at these gorgeous Topiary Gardens around the world...there are many different sizes and shapes of gardens.

Architecture n Design

 So there we have it, gorgeous topiary gardens around the world!

Tell me, how many of these have you seen or do you have others that we need to see?

Comment below and let us know!

Let's step outside and take a look at these gorgeous Topiary Gardens around the world...there are many different sizes and shapes of gardens.