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Boxwood Cultivation & Care

At St. Louis Boxwood, we specialize in providing comprehensive services tailored to meet all your boxwood cultivation and care needs. Our goal is to safeguard the appearance, promote longevity, and ensure the optimal health of your boxwood plants. From specialized design services to meticulous maintenance, expert restoration, and disease management, we offer a complete solution to enhance the beauty and vitality of your landscape.

Design Services: Our expert team assists you in every step of the boxwood cultivation process, starting with selecting a suitable location and preparing the soil for planting. We provide guidance on optimal planting techniques and offer maintenance services including watering, mulching, fertilizing, pruning, and pest and disease control. Whether you're starting from scratch or looking to enhance an existing boxwood landscape, we have the expertise to bring your vision to life.

Topiary Artistry: Elevate your landscape with our topiary artistry services. We specialize in sculpting and shaping boxwood plants into various intricate designs and forms. From classic spirals and spheres to elaborate seasonal designs, our skilled artisans can create stunning focal points that add elegance and charm to any outdoor space.

Maintenance Services: Our maintenance services are tailored to ensure the continued health and vitality of your boxwood plants throughout the year. We offer:

  • Pruning and Shaping: Expert hand-pruning to maintain desired shape and size.

  • Pest and Disease Management: Regular monitoring and treatment to control pests and prevent the spread of diseases such as boxwood leafminer, boxwood blight, and boxwood mites.

  • Fertilization: Customized fertilization schedules based on soil tests and plant needs.

  • Watering: Adequate watering to ensure proper moisture levels, especially during dry periods.

  • Mulching: Application of mulch to retain moisture, suppress weeds, and regulate soil temperature.

  • Seasonal Care: Comprehensive care throughout the year, including winter protection, spring pruning, summer watering, and fall fertilization.

  • Inspection and Diagnosis: Regular inspections to identify and address any issues early on, ensuring the long-term health of your boxwood plants.

Expert Restoration: If your boxwood plants are in need of restoration, our expert team will conduct a thorough assessment to identify issues and develop a tailored restoration plan. Our restoration services include pruning, pest and disease management, soil amendment, fertilization, water management, and ongoing maintenance to restore your boxwoods to their former glory.

Disease Management: We employ a holistic approach to disease management, focusing on prevention, early detection, and prompt intervention. Our methods include:

  • Proper Planting Practices: Selecting appropriate planting sites and maintaining plant health to promote disease resistance.

  • Sanitation: Practicing good sanitation to reduce disease spread.

  • Fungicides: Application of fungicides preventively or as soon as symptoms of disease are observed.

  • Cultural Controls: Implementing cultural controls such as proper spacing, irrigation practices, and pruning to minimize fungal disease.

  • Monitoring and Early Detection: Regular monitoring for signs of disease allows for prompt intervention and treatment.

At St. Louis Boxwood, we are dedicated to providing exceptional service and expert care to ensure your boxwood plants thrive for years to come. Contact us today to learn more about our Boxwood Cultivation & Care services.

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