HOW TO: Shape a Boxwood shrub

How to shear a Boxwood shrub into a 'gumdrop' shape. You can find trimmers like these at: http://amzn.to/2meDFCY.

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  1. The Titan Boxwood (Buxus Sinica ‘Titan’) is a compact shrub that maintains its rich, green color no matter the time of the year.Where most boxwoods are sensitive to cold, the Titan will not even experience winter bronzing! This slow growing, drought tolerant boxwood is commonly planted in USDA growing zones 4-9 as hedge plants or as decorative evergreens that will accent your landscape.
  2. Boxwood Shrubs. Boxwood Shrubs first arrived in the United States in the mid-1600s, and the genus has species all over the world, primarily in tropical or subtropical climates.
  3. Sprinter Boxwood from Proven Winners has glossy evergreen foliage that is attractive year-round. This fast-growing, deer-resistant variety has a more upright habit that makes it great for hedging ...
  4. Boxwood Shrubs Boxwood shrubs are a common choice in landscaping. The Buxus species has been used in formal gardens for hundreds of years. Many historical gardens are known for their boxwoods.
  5. Common or American boxwood, Buxus sempervirens, is a wide-spreading shrub or small tree with very dense evergreen foliage. The leaves are oblong-lanceolate to oval in shape, 1/2 to 1 1/2 inches long and are broadest at or below the middle.
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The relationships between the species need to be further clarified Hidden almost out of sight, just off the Huron Street bridge in downtown Stratford, Ontario lies the Shakespearean Gardens. This well manicured...
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The peony is a flowering plant in the genus Paeonia, the only genus in the family Paeoniaceae. They are native to Asia, Europe and Western North America. Scientists differ on the number of species that can be...
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Hidden almost out of sight, just off the Huron Street bridge in downtown Stratford, Ontario lies the Shakespearean Gardens. This well manicured English garden offers a formal setting with boxwood hedges,stone...
Photo by Onasill ~ Bill Badzo on Flickr