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Old 07-19-2012, 12:03 PM
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Of course we want pictures. Boxwoods are beautiful. They just stink like cat urine!!
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Old 07-19-2012, 03:27 PM
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Lol sometimes we plant boxwoods like this on purpose because peole like it over here. Of course we do plant them individually too and if you trim them regularly you can keep them perfectly in shape
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Old 07-19-2012, 05:11 PM
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That's why I'm not quite sure what larryinalabama was talking about.
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Old 07-19-2012, 09:45 PM
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Ya'll might enjoy this.
http://boxwoodgarden.com/
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Old 07-19-2012, 10:48 PM
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Thanks Larry.
Here are some more pictures from a few more properties today.
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Old 07-19-2012, 11:12 PM
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Have to say. That is not undulation. That is mass mounds. The idea of boxwood is elegant and airy. Not clumpy and dumpy. That would not be acceptable around here.
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Old 07-19-2012, 11:36 PM
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really? I know what you mean by being clumpy, but either way they are extremely popular here. Just very interesting.
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Old 07-19-2012, 11:40 PM
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However in The Art of Creative Pruning, I hvae found a few examples of box being trimmed this way. hm.
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Old 07-20-2012, 09:32 AM
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Cool pictures.
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Old 07-29-2012, 10:22 AM
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really? I know what you mean by being clumpy, but either way they are extremely popular here. Just very interesting.
Hey coult, I also work in Lexington. Clouding is extremely popular in the Chinoe/Richmond Rd area but can be a little tedious. The best way I've found to accomplish clouding is to treat each existing mound as its own "plant". Carve it with a good pair of scissor shears, trimming the farthest side from you to achieve a round look. And don't be afraid to flip them "upside down" and every which way. Its a long process but if you keep your patience it gives a very high end look and a happy customer. Good luck.
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