Japanese boxwood shrubs like a soil pH of 6.5 to 7 and do best in well-drained soils, because their shallow root system is susceptible to root rot infections in moist conditions. Choose a new ...
Numerous pests and diseases may attack boxwood shrubs. A common insect pest of ... leafminer is most prevalent on American boxwood, but Japanese and English boxwoods are also vulnerable.
Q: My Japanese boxwood plants were pruned far more severely ... Should I prune them more now, or should I just take them out? A: Sometimes shrubs that are pruned heavily take a good while to ...
Eich recommends Blue Girl hollies, Japanese yew, and boxwood. Although all three supply vital nesting locations, only "the yew and hollies contain berries to serve as a food source," he says.
DEAR NEIL: My Japanese boxwood plants were pruned far more severely ... Dear Reader: Sometimes shrubs that are pruned heavily take a good while to get started regrowing. I certainly wouldn ...
Proper planting can reduce the need for water, fertilizer, and pesticides while helping trees and shrubs survive normal disease and other stresses. Regular pruning will maintain both your yard's ...
Near the property’s northern perimeter, marked by a 120-foot-long cedar fence, Merkle installed a Japanese garden after returning from ... But the side yard’s boxwood knot garden may be the pièce de ...
In this book, author Jake Hobson outlines an approach that is more creative than traditional topiary and positively ...