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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I worked alone the majority of the time. Although Oscar had retired from the postal service before I did, he was working elsewhere. I had a vision of what I wanted, but nothing was set in stone. I paint with oils on canvas, and...

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  1. Boxwood plants (Buxus) are dense, evergreen shrubs often planted in elegant and formal landscapes. Many varieties and cultivars of boxwood plants exist. Boxwoods are grown for foliage as their flowers are insignificant. Growing boxwood in your home landscape allows you to create a formal hedge, a ...
  2. Shop our selection of Boxwood, Shrubs in the Outdoors Department at The Home Depot.
  3. Dwarf boxwood shrubs keep a rounded, compact form. English box makes an easy-to-grow hedge or topiary if you keep a few growing tips in mind.
  4. The poster child for traditional formal gardens, boxwood has seen its ups and downs in popularity over the years—but it always seems to bounce back.
  5. Boxwoods Make Gardens Better. In a formal setting or a casual situation, boxwood is always up for the task thanks to its versatility. In winter this shrub’s strong shape, rich green color, and air of old-world formality dominates the garden, taking center stage.
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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...
Photo by Onasill ~ Bill Badzo on Flickr

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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...
Photo by Onasill ~ Bill Badzo on Flickr

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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