Boxwood garden shrubs are shrubs in the box family, a very diverse family of trees and shrubs which have been used for centuries by gardeners. Classically, boxwood garden shrubs, especially in traditional English gardens, and it can also be used as an accent plant in the garden. Many garden suppliers stock boxwood garden shrubs, usually with several species and cultivars on offer to satisfy specific needs, and they can also be ordered directly from nurseries which specialize in ornamental shrubs. Growing boxwood garden shrubs in your home landscape allows you to create a formal hedge, a matching border or a pair of boxwood garden shrubs to balance a garden. Boxwood garden shrubs may also be planted as focal points or foundation plantings.
Boxwood garden shrubs need to be routinely pruned to hold their shape. Boxwood garden shrubs are very forgiving of even the most aggressive pruning, and plants which are pruned regularly will develop a dense, sturdy growth habit. Most gardeners make a habit of trimming their boxwood shrubs once a month in the growing season during the spring and summer to keep their hedges looking trim and crisp. In radical cases, gardeners have cut overgrown boxwoods back almost to the roots, and the plants have bounced back within a few years.