Hallelujah — my boxwood received its annual haircut yesterday. To accomplish this job, I rented a gas-powered hedge-trimmer from the local hardware store. I also rented a professional boxwood-barber, who groomed more than 300 shrubs in just four hours. Wanna see the before-and-after pictures? Here we go:
Note: I wince easily.
What to do with the thousands of boxwood bits after a big trimming-job? You can use them to make new plants. That’s how I obtained most of my boxwood in the first place. Here’s the how-to.
Thinking of starting your own boxwood garden? Just do it, baby. The shrubs are a cinch to propagate. They are drought-tolerant, too. Just give them a yearly trim, and you’re good to go!
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