Declining boxwoods

Hello, some of my box woods trees are becoming yellow and branches are dying? They form a hedge around a garden with a juniper and a weeping mulberry tree in the middle. I have moved the mulch from around the…

Searching for a Similar Plant

Please advise a similar looking plant that could withstand Toronto winters in the planter. Ideally it should be evergreen. Planters will be exposed to sun about 6-7 hours daily. Thanks…

Boxwood leaf miner?

Last summer I noticed a lot of leaf loss on a 5′ columnar boxwood I’ve had for several years. I didn’t know why, and didn’t have a chance to deal with it. This spring, I noticed leaf discolouration on a…

Boxwood hedge being eaten?

A 10 year old boxwood hedge which has been healthy is suddenly being eaten by something. What can I do to save the hedge?…

Identifying pests/disease on hedge

Hello, We have a hedge around the house which looks like boxwood, I have recently noticed some black spots and holes on the leaves, as well as ants and some other bugs, as you can see the photos. I was…

boxwood after this winter

Collingwood Ontario – our boxwood hedge is always covered on the top over winter and survives very well. This year it is almost completely brown – see picture – what can I do to repair? Appreciate your advice.…

Newly planted boxwoods seem to be stressed

I had 9 boxwoods planted about 2 months ago. 10gallon boxwoods, about 1.5-2 ft globe shaped planted closely together. My plan was to create a formal hedge but it seems that it might not make it through the summer. Some…

Hicks Yew Hedges and Baltic Ivy

Hi, We have a garden designed by a landscaper which calls for: 1. a 1ft tall yew hedge 2. a 3 ft tall yew hedge 3. a 4-5ft tall yew hedge – but want it to be not 3ft thickness,…

Boxwood – New Leafs Light Green to Yellow

Hi there, I live in Richmond Hill, ON, I had planted many 3 gal boxwood shrubs around the edge of the walk way last fall. triple mix soil was used as the soil bed and i had applied root booster…

‘Pincushion’ boxwood

Do you have any idea where I can find 2 gallon pin cushion boxwood plants – I planted a line in the fall at the front of my house but I was 3 plants short – now I can’t find…