Larger than Life Topiary Display 2016

ellyn January 15, 2016 0
Larger than Life Topiary Display 2016

Come see these amazing life-size topiaries for yourself….truly incredible!

June 1 – June 30, 2016
Uptown Greenwood

In partnership with


Topiaries, Maintenance and Landscaping provided by: City of Greenwood & City Public Works Department

Special Thanks: Without the dedication and effort of many people, the topiaries would not exist. Our heartfelt thanks go to Billy Allen, Director – City of Greenwood Public Works and Staff: Chase Rushton, TJ Richey, Michael Smith, Joey Jamros, Buddy Hastings, Willie Graham, Clay Stevenson, Erek Leary, Jerry Walker | City of Greenwood Greenhouse Staff: Ann Barklow, Renea Sprowl, Gene Yarochowicz, Clint Price, and Tracy Anderson | Greenwood County | Lakelands Master Gardeners and our local school districts. A very special thank you goes to Topiary artist, Nancy Collin, for her artistic talents and volunteer labor with the topiaries for 2015. And a special thank you goes to all the fabulous volunteers who donated hours of their time to painstakingly create these masterpieces one plant at a time.

As you begin your topiary tour, make sure you search for these creations:

Please do not climb on the topiaries or sit children on them. We greatly appreciate your cooperation in keeping our topiaries beautiful and in good condition for everyone to enjoy.

Signature Topiary Display – Text & Learn

While touring, text the number on the sign by each topiary to learn more about the specific plants used and how each one was created.

1 “Gertie” the Giraffe Corner of Maxwell/Edgefield Capsugel Originally by Nancy and Everett Collin
“Gidget” the Baby Giraffe Corner of Maxwell/Edgefield Capsugel Originally by Nancy Collin
2 “Stennolissa”the Dolphin Federal Building Courtyard Water Feature Buck Stove, Pool & Spa
“Ali” the Alligator Federal Building Courtyard Water Feature Greenwood Family Dentistry Pinecrest Elementary School
“Pink Princess” the Frog Federal Building Courtyard Water Feature Lilly & Ella Mathews Elementary School
“Ali’s Banana Boy”the Hanging Monkey Federal Building Courtyard Water Feature Town & Country Construction of SC, Inc Mathews Elementary School
“Coco” the Funky Monkey Federal Building Courtyard Water Feature David A. Crotts and Associates Mathews Elementary School
3 “Ari” the Lion Floral Case Commissioners of Public Works Cambridge Academy School
“Jibari” (Courage) the Lion Cub Floral Case Cox Acccounting Solutions Pinecrest Elementary School’s Junior Master Gardeners
4 “Bubbles” the Sea Horse H.H. Turner Jewelers Citizens Trust Company Greenwood Family YMCA
5 “King Kong” the Gorilla 307 Main Street Dr Robert Miller DMD of Lakeland Dental Arts Northside Middle School
6 “Elliott, Davis & Decosimo” the Dabbling Ducks 324 Main Street Elliott Davis Decosimo Hodges Elementary School and Merrywood Elementary School
7 “Sunny & Ray” the Turtles 324 Main Street Park Sterling Bank
“Milkshake” the Cow K-Beauty Supply Chick-fil-A of Greenwood Westview Middle School
“Lily” the Mermaid Howard’s on Main Water Feature Piedmont Plastic Surgery
8 “Gloria” the Swan TBD Carolinha Health Centers Woodfields Elementary School
“Flora” the Flamingo TBD Manpower Lakeview Elementary School
9 “Smile” the Photo-op Greenspace corner of Oak and Main St. Ascend Performance Materials
10 “Jeep Wrangler” Corner Parking Lot near Memorial Quality Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Kia of Greenwood Lakelands Master Gardeners
11 “Bringing Light to Life” the Pavilion Fountain Uptown VELUX VELUX Employees
12 “Baron” the Stately Horse Greenwood County Library Friends of the Greenwood County Library
13 “Bearcat” the Lander Mascot Corner of Countybank & Court Ave Lander University Lander Alumni
14 “GRRRRR KASASA” the Tiger Countybank Plaza Countybank
15 “Harley” the Labrador Retriever T.W. Boons Harley Funeral Home and Crematory
16 “Milak” (The Big One) the Mama Elephant Plaza at 323 Main Street Gary Russ Chevrolet, Cadillac, Inc
“Horton”the Baby Elephant Plaza at 323 Main Street Ouzts-Tinney Chiropractic & Spinal Rehabilitation
“Quicksnapp” the Camera Plaza at 323 Main Street FUJIFILM Manufacturing USA, Inc
“Gamecock” the USC Mascot Plaza at 323 Main Street Greenwood County Gamecock Club USC Alumni & Friends
17 “Dino Dude” the T-Rex Rauch Wise Law Firm Piedmont Family Dentistry Rice Elementary School
18 “Sweet Caroline” the Buttterfly 312 Main Street The Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Nancy Collin & Springfield Elementary School
19 “Barbie-Q” the Pig Howard’s on Main Carolina Pride

Topiary Sponsors »

Piedmont Family Dentistry
Piedmont plastic surgery

CPW Logo - GWD

Friends of the Greenwood County Libraries

Gary Russ Logo

Lander blue-horizontal logo copy
Greenwood Family Dentistry
Lakelands Dental

CHAMBER LOGO with icon

  • Buck Stove Pool & Spa
  • Carolina Health Centers, Inc.
  • Citizens Trust Company
  • Cox Accounting Solutions, LLC
  • David A. Crotts & Associates, Inc.
  • Elliott Davis Decosimo
  • Harley Funeral Home and Crematory
  • Lilly & Ella
  • Manpower
  • Outz-Tinney Chiropractic & Spinal Rehabilitation
  • Park Sterling Bank
  • Town & Country  Construction of SC

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