Close up of green boxwood leaves.


Are you looking for a way to add lush beauty and privacy to your outdoor space? Look no further than the versatile boxwood! This evergreen bush has been popular among landscapers and gardeners for centuries, offering unique color choices, easy maintenance, and numerous uses.

Whether it’s framing borders between areas in your yard as hedge or providing a backdrop of greenery around your patio furniture, these woody shrubs can be the perfect choice when adding elegance to any landscape. Read our guides below to learn how to grow and care for boxwoods in your garden.

How to Grow and Care for Boxwood Shrubs

Close up of the leaves of a boxwood Buxus Sempervirens shrub.

Boxwood shrubs are classics in the garden, first planted in the United States in the 1600s. They’re also easy to care for and add visual appeal to any landscaping design. Many boxwood shrubs are also disease-resistant, making them the perfect choice for gardeners interested in low-maintenance landscaping. Read more.

How and When to Prune Boxwood Shrubs

A close up horizontal image of a boxwood shrub growing in a park pruned into a round shape.

Proper pruning is essential for a beautiful-looking boxwood shrub, and helps to keep it free of diseases. In our guide, you’ll learn about the necessary pruning tools along with the why, when, and how of pruning. By the end, you’ll be well-equipped with the necessary know-how and ready to prune a boxwood yourself.