April is one of those in between months, leaves and blossom is springing out all over the place but the frost at night could wipe out big sections of your garden. Our Guide to April in the garden
What to do in the Garden in February in Ireland, for all those like me looking for some peace in the garden especially those new to the gardening game here is my plan of action for your garden for this month.
One of the most widely planted evergreen shrubs, buxus, or box as it’s commonly known, is so popular because it tolerates shade, drought, urban pollution and tough growing conditions.
With shiny green foliage and 365 cultivars, box is a shrub that can solve many problems. It can be shaped into an evergreen hedge, clipped into topiaries, or planted singly to create a visual focal point in a garden. For centuries box has been the preferred choice in formal European gardens because of its tidy shape and small, well-shaped leaves.
We have a constant stock of box available at the nursery, the following being some of the most popular options.