Garden Travels Topiary / Ruth Bancroft Garden
Dave travels to Monterey Bay, CA where he sees experts handcraft topiaries for fine garden centers, designers, and florists nationwide. Their selection of forms includes cones, balls, rings, hearts, and wreathes from tiny tabletop shapes to 6-foot specimens.
Then travel along as Dave journeys to Walnut Creek, California to see the Ruth Bancroft Garden that was created by a 100-year-old gardener, Ruth Bancroft. The Garden is a perfect example of creating a stunning design of form, color, and texture to display an unrivaled collection of succulents and dry climate plants.
In this episode Dave’s favorites include: Thurbergia and Ceanothus.