Terrace Wintering

We are new to terrace gardening (we are on the 8th floor of a building at Bloor and Bathurst that faces east) and were curious about wintering our plants. We have four Royal holly plants in double walled planters and…

BLIGHTED BOXWOODS

EIGHT OUT OF MY TEN BOXWOODS ARE EITHER DEAD OR DYING. tHEY ARE ABOUT 12 YEARS OLD AND HAVE DONE WELL WITHOUT MUCH HELP. iN THE LAST MONTH, THEY GOT VERY SICK. iS THIS A BLIGHT/INFECTION. i DO NOT WANT…

Sad looking Boxwood

Hi, My boxwood is along a garage and faces south but has some shade because of a beautiful oak that is situated in our garden. At the beginning of the season there were some brown areas on the bush but…

Boxwoods

I have two 5 yr old, 6′ high boxwoods in 3’x3′ containers on the rooftop – full sun. I’ve just noticed patches of brown dead leaves throughout the bushes. There appears to be mini cobwebs and little specs but no…

Propagation of boxwood

I’m planning to propagate some boxwood cuttings this year but have many questions before I get started. 1. Is it possible to do the entire operation outdoors? I have no greenhouse, and limited space inside. 2. Is it possible (and…

Boxwood leaf minor and moth

Hello I live in Etobicoke Ontario and my Boxwoods are clearly all infected with both moth and leaf minor. The infestations seem to be quite extensive on all plants. What is my best treatment option at this time? or should…

Replacing Boxwood

Do you think it is safe to start replacing Boxwood after last year’s blight???…

Boxtree Moth Caterpillars and Larvae

I have been clearing the little gauzy bundles of larvae from my boxwood bushes by hand. I haven’t found any caterpillars yet but I would do the same. Would it be helpful also to spray the boxwood bush with vinegar…

Too late to prune boxwood?

Hello! I just moved into a house with an old boxwood hedge growing. It looks like it was once pruned to hedge shape but has not been pruned for maybe a few years. Is it too late for me to…

Something is eating my boxwood [caterpillars]

Hello, I have 16 mature boxwoods planted along the fence (facing east and north). 3 out of 16 plants look very very unhealthy. These 3 are located in sunny spot ( the rest are in more shady area, and some…