Groomed Topiary, As Found Art

Triceratops
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A topiary of a triceratops emerged from under the shade of a large bush. It looked old and the plants covering it appeared to be dying. Its chicken under-wire was beginning to show through. Despite it's ragtag appearance, the triceratops still looked fierce.


Groomed Topiary external link   •  Valencia Street external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:28:44 Friday 24 June 2016)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 14 June 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_4474
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Elephant Topiary
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A huge elephant topiary stood adjacent to the ticket booths and faced the parking lot at the San Diego Zoo.


Groomed Topiary external link   •  San Diego Zoo internal link Balboa Park, San Diego, California   •  (Date Published: Friday 12 August 2011)   •  (Date Photographed: 09:55:42 Wednesday 13 October 2010)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCX_9792
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Spiral Topiary
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This spiral topiary was found on the walkway of Jack London Square that led from the restaurants and shops back to the ferry dock.


Groomed Topiary external link   •  Jack London Square internal link Oakland, California   •  (Date Published: Monday 22 February 2010)   •  (Date Photographed: 12:32:36 Saturday 29 August 2009)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #JackLondonSqOak_8466BCX
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Reindeer Topiary
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This reindeer topiary was found along Mission Street near Fremont Street at Christmas time.


Groomed Topiary external link   •  Mission Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Date Published: Monday 22 February 2010)   •  (Date Photographed: 12:50:12 Sunday 16 December 2007)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #ReindeerMissionSF_8625B
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Mickey Mouse Topiary
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In a trailer court of Bay Point, California, this Mickey Mouse topiary was found in the driveway of a double-wide home.


Groomed Topiary external link   •  Bay Point, California   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 10 December 2006)   •  (Date Photographed: sometime in 2006)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20060000_04
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Dolphin Topiary
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On the sidewalk in font of a clothing shop in the Rockridge area of Oakland, we found this dolphin topiary leaping over a bed of flowers and other plants.


Groomed Topiary external link   •  Rockridge area internal link Oakland, California   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 10 December 2006)   •  (Date Photographed: sometime in 2006)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20060000_03
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Sea Horse Topiary
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On the sidewalk in font of a clothing shop in the Rockridge area of Oakland, we found this sea horse topiary.


Groomed Topiary external link   •  Rockridge area internal link Oakland, California   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 10 December 2006)   •  (Date Photographed: sometime in 2006)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20060000_02
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Heart Topiary
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While wandering the streets of Amiens, France we passed a cathedral which had trimmed the tree out front into the shape of a heart.


Groomed Topiary external link   •  Amiens internal link France   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 10 December 2006)   •  (Date Photographed: sometime in 2006)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20060000_01
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Elephant Topiary
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Just past the main entrance on the way down Main Street, we happened upon this topiary elephant.


Groomed Topiary external link   •  Disneyland internal link Anaheim, California   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 10 December 2006)   •  (Date Photographed: sometime in 1992)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #19920000_01
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