This year, Montreal hosted the Mosaïcultures Internationales, a horticultural event extraordinaire. Unlike topiary, which mainly involves pruning, mosaiculture uses a variety of techniques, including painting and sculpture. You might think of the results as stationary Rose Parade floats.
It's too late to see the exhibit in person, but Alexander at My Virtual Garden has given us a virtual tour that you won't want to miss.
Here's a sample.
A 35 foot high Lady with cranes:
|Lady and Cranes/ Chinese Myth|
A 20 foot high shepherd:
|The Old Man Who Planted Trees|
Horses, Dog and Sheep
And an equally tall Mother Earth:
Definitely check out My Virtual Garden for background information, plus lots more pictures.