My Writing

I regularly write about topiary and creative pruning for trade publications and specialist magazines. Below is a selection of my published articles.

TOPIARIUS VOL 24 SUMMER 2020

An article about creating topiary from mature yews, based on advice by Nathaniel Lloyd in his book Garden Craftsmanship in Yew and Box (1925, Ernest Benn)

PRO LANDSCAPER MAY 2019

An article identifying four common pests and diseases found on Buxus in the U.K., and ways to treat them.

TOPIARIUS VOL 23 SUMMER 2019

An article giving advice on how to create a box cloud design in a container, for topiary enthusiasts with a smaller sized garden.

TOPIARIUS VOL 22 SUMMER 2018

An article about maintaining large beech topiary and discussing the benefits of using this plant instead of traditional topiary such as box and yew.