Bottlebrush for pollinators

Bottlebrush buckeye is not common in American gardens, but it is a very popular ornamental plant in Great Britain (and was even awarded the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit). In the wild, it grows in the shady forest understory.

A Native Tree Comes Home

This week, a story about dawn redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides), a species that vanished from this part of the world, was found growing in a secluded valley on the other side of the earth millions of years later, and now flourishes right here at Boxerwood.

spring blooms 2020

As nature carries on its merry way these days, with spring bursting in all directions, we wanted to share with you a particular woodland treasure each week to entice you out into the Gardens.

Woodland Walkabout Grant

In 2019 Boxerwood received a $15,000 grant from the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust to develop the “Woodland Walkabout”