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Dwarf English Box

July 10th, 2017

Two weeks ago I ordered 10 True Dwarf English Box from e-bay. They arrived and I put them in the nursery area. Boxwood is one of my favorite shrubs and I’ve been collecting different varieties. I don’t have many, but a few.

These will eventually line the pathways in the potager, I’ll need a lot more than 10. I plan on letting these grow a bit then start propagating more. Box are so easy to propagate, I have 20 new box plants growing on, a few in pots and a few in the nursery area.

Have you gotten any new plants recently?

2 Comments to “Dwarf English Box”
  1. Robin on July 10, 2017 at 6:18 am

    I’ve bought and started a lot of plants this year. After being gone for 10 days I came home to hydrangea slips that have rooted well. They’re an old variety I don’t know the name of, grow to be 10′ tall, and have flowers that are sometimes 15″ tall. They’ll be a backdrop somewhere on the homestead. I have three new grapes, mini burning bush and a rhododendron in the nursery now. I’ll be in the Adirondacks for a writing retreat next week. When I get back I’ll be binge seed-starting for the new perennial garden.

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  2. Nebraska Dave on July 10, 2017 at 8:24 am

    Susy, I bought boxwood shrubs for my foundation plantiings in front of the house. It took many years for them to come to maturity and fill up the gaps between each plant. But now they are strong and will last out my life time and perhaps the next house owners as well. I haven’t thought about trying to produce starts from these bushes but now maybe I might give it a try.

    Have a great boxwood hedge day.

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