The Boxwood Bulletin
To accomplish its educational objectives the ABS publishes a quarterly Boxwood Bulletin. The Bulletin disseminates pertinent information acquired on Buxus, including all aspects of scientific, horticultural and commercial knowledge, and occasionally includes information on allied genera of the Buxaceae family.
Quarterly issues of the Boxwood Bulletin are included with annual membership to the ABS.
To receive Back Issues, through Volume 44, of the Boxwood Bulletin please email firstname.lastname@example.org Back Issues are $10 per Issue
The Buyers Guide, 5th Edition
A source book for those seeking particular cultivars. It includes the Registration List of Buxus L., which can also be purchased separately. It is a 32-page source book for locating 50 different types of boxwood from over 300 nurseries and suppliers in 40 different states and countries. $10. Please email email@example.com to order.
Boxwood: An Illustrated Encyclopedia
Providing the horticultural community with the most thorough reference to appear on this group of important ornamental plants. This 8 1/2 by 11" hardback reference has 343 pages, 335 color photographs and ten appendices. It is a comprehensive account of all of the known temperate boxwood, which includes nearly 1,050 different plants. It contains information on the size, hardiness, habit, leaf shape, stem characteristics, annual growth, site conditions, pests, landscape use, history and common names.
Boxwood Handbook: A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition
An authoritative guide to boxwood culture written by Lynn R. Batdorf, Curator of Boxwood, Perennial and Aquatic Plants at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. and International Cultivar Registration Authority on Buxus L. and ABS Registrar.
This 123-page color book has chapters on:The history of boxwood; Recommended boxwood with descriptions; Boxwood in the landscape; Culture including pruning, transplanting, site conditions; Propagation; Pests; Disease. 91 color photos
Call for Papers
Technical articles, news, history, lore, notes, and photographs concerning boxwood specimens, gardens or plantings are solicited for possible publication in The Boxwood Bulletin. Photos are returned, if requested, after publication.
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