It’s spring & Box Wood is in!
This short beautiful lush green plant is one of the most popular plants used to decorate gardens, home exteriors and walls.
Used to decorate interiors as well, most people tend to choose the artificial option as it is cheaper and no maintenance is needed. No worries,the artificial boxwood is just as beautiful as the live one.
The boxes are native to western and southern Europe, southwest, southern and eastern Asia, Africa, Madagascar, northernmost South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean, with the majority of species being tropical or subtropical; only the European and some Asian species are frost-tolerant. Centres of diversity occur in Cuba (about 30 species), China (17 species) and Madagascar (9 species).
Boxwood is still one of the most popular chosen garden plants in America as it is easy to maintain and to trim and decorate for your home if you so please.
So today, let’s take a look at some of the ways boxwood has been used to decorate homes and gardens.