Archive for December, 2012

Summer Care of Boxwood

Check newly planted boxwood on a very regular basis especially the ground moisture in the soil surrounding them. The summer can be a very stressful time for boxwood planted during the spring. Check to determine whether they are stressed as indicated by dieback, off-color in the foliage, or a crispy feel to the leaves. Unfortunately, if any of these conditions…read more →

Spring Care of Boxwood

ASSESS EFFECTS OF WINTER DAMAGE IN EARLY SPRING Besides the dryness of summer, winter is one of the harshest times of the year on boxwood. The most severe stress comes from the combination of cold winter winds and frozen ground, thus not allowing water to move up into the plant. Either one of these stresses alone is not as dangerous…read more →