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Boxwood Bulletin

The Boxwood Bulletin has been published quarterly since 1961. Each issue contains a rich variety of boxwood information on care, landscape use, history, tours, lectures, and gardens with boxwood.

The following Indexes are available for purchase. Please email the American Boxwood Society at info@boxwoodsociety.org to order.

1961-1986 Index to The Boxwood Bulletin

A 56-page, comprehensive, subject-author index covering the first 25-years of The Boxwood Bulletin published by the American Boxwood Society. Covering 100 issues, it lists topics such as: boxwood plants, culture, diseases, pests, history, pruning, winter damage, watering, gardens and much more. Price:  $10.00

1986 - 1991 Index to The Boxwood Bulletin

A 12-page, five-year supplemental index for The Boxwood Bulletin. Price: $5.00

1991-1996 Index to The Boxwood Bulletin

An 8-page, five-year supplemental index for The Boxwood Bulletin. Price: $5.00

 

Bulletin Table of Contents, 2000-2006

July 2000, Vol. 40, No. 1

ABS Annual Meeting Held June 2-3, 2000……………..........…. 3
Annual Meeting Boxwood Tour………………………...........….7
Plant List for Annual Boxwood Auction………….......……..... 15
Attendees: 40th ABS Annual Meeting…………….........……….16
B. microphylla ‘Curly Locks’……………………....……….....17
News of the Society…………………………….......………....17

October 2000, Vol. 40, No. 2

Growth, Survival and Aesthetic Quality
of Boxwood Cultivars as affected by Landscape
Exposure, Alice LeDuc…………………………………...... ....23
A Box Tree Grows in Winchester, Virginia,
Scot Butler………………………………………………..........26
Some Early History of the Weeping
Boxwood, Decca Frackelton………………………………......27
Buxus from the Braimbridge Collection at
Langley Boxwood Nursery in England
Elizabeth Braimbridge…………..........................................29
Notices………………………………………………..............31
News of the Society………………………………....……......31

January 2001, Vol. 40 No. 3

ABS 40th Anniversary and 41st Annual
Meeting Planned…………………………………………....…..39
Expansion of ABS Memorial Garden
Sigrid Harriman…………………………………………….......40
European Boxwood and Topiary Society Autumn Event,
Aubrey Zaffuto…………………………………………….....…44
Correspondence…………………………………………....……50
Notices…………………………………………………...……..50

April 2001, Vol. 40 No. 4

41st ABS Annual Meeting Set for May 17-19, 2001……….......55
On the Track with Boxwood, Jim W. Saunders…………..……58

Garden Week’s 68th Season Opens
Gardens Galore, Suzanne Munson…………………………......60
Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage,
April 21-May 12, Nell Stanley……………………………….....64
Notices……………………………………………………….....68
News of the Society………………………………………........70

July 2001, Vol. 41 No. 1

ABS 41st Annual Meeting Report, Sigrid Harriman ..................3
An Evening at Belle Grove Plantation, Scot Butler ................... 7
Heronwood Revisited, Scot Butler ..................................…....9
Visit to Oak Spring (Paul Mellon Estate), Scot Butler ..............12
The Establishment of a National Collection
            of Native Buxus Species in Cuba, Egon Köhler ..........14
News of the Society ............................................................21

October 2001, Vo. 41, No. 2

Observations of Buxus in Nature, Part I Cuba
Henry F. Frierson, Jr., MD …………………………...............27
Designing With Boxwood: River House
Sigrid Georgii Harriman………………………………….........34
The Guardian; A Testament to Taste and the
Source of an Error Dr. Maury Hanson, MD………………...…38
Correspondence……………………………………………...…40
News of the Society………………………………………..…..41

January 2002, Vol. 41 No. 3

42nd ABS Annual Meeting, May 16-18, 2002..........................43
Observations on Buxus in Nature, Part II: Mexico
        Henry F. Frierson, Jr., M. ............................................47
Visit Four Centuries of Virginia Treasures;
        Historic Garden Week, Suzanne Munson.........................51
Boxwood in New Bern and Edenton, N.C...............................53


April 2002, Vol. 41, No. 4

42nd ABS Annual Meeting, May 16-18, 2002……………........59
Boxwood Expedition to the Republic of Georgia
Charles T. Fooks…………………….…………………….......60
Historic Garden Week in Virginia
Suzanne Munson…………………………………………….....60
2002 Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage…....…...………68
News of the Society…………………………………..............73

July 2002, Vol. 42 No. 1

ABS 42nd Annual Meeting Report,
Sigrid Georgii Harriman……………………………......……....3
Boxwood Expedition to the Republic of Georgia
Charles T. Fooks…………………………………….…...........12
‘Vardar Valley’ Wins 2002 Gold Medal Plant Award
Joan Butler…………………………………………................16
The Early History of the American Boxwood Society,
Dr. Gary Richardson………………………………...……...….17
Correspondence……………………………………..….…...…19
News of the Society……………………………………….......19

October 2002, Vol. 42, No. 2

Boxwood in Nature and Gardens,
Henry F. Frierson, Jr. MD ………………………………….....27
Georgian Boxwood – 2001 Expedition, Tomasz Anisko……….34
Boxwood at Gay Mont, Decca Frackelton………………...….38
News of the Society……………………………………..........40
Correspondence………………………………………….........43

April 2003, Vol. 42 No. 4

43rd ABS Annual Meeting, May 15-17, 2003……………...…..67
Boxwood in Nature, Henry F. Frierson, Jr., MD ……………...69
Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage for 2003……………..76
2003 Historic Garden Week in Virginia, April 19-27…………...77
Garden Day on the Eastern Shore (VA), April 26, 2003…….....80
Notices, News of the Society…………………………………..82

July 2003, Vol. 43, No. 1

ABS 43rd Annual Meeting on Shore of Chesapeake Bay,
Scot Butler…………………………………………………….....3
ABS 43rd Annual Meeting: A Summary, Laurie Jamerson……..10
Annual Meeting Registrants; Boxwood Auction……………......11

A Mid-Winter Stroll in the Boxwood Garden
Observations Part I, Clyde A. Weber………………………..….11
A Spring Update on the Boxwood Garden
Observations Part II, Clyde A. Weber……………………….....16
Research Proposals Funded by the ABS: An Update
Henry F. Frierson, Jr., MD……………………………..…..….17
News of the Society………………………………………..…..18

October 2003, Vol. 43 No. 2

Boxwood at Bartram’s Garden, Henry F. Frierson, Jr. MD..….23
A New Dwarf Boxwood, Clyde A. Weber……………......……25
ABS Annual Meeting Field Trip, May 16, 2003…………...……27
Correspondence; E-Mail Questions and Answers………..........32
News of the Society…………………………………………....38

January 2004, Vol. 43, No. 3

44th ABS Annual Meeting at Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia,
May 6-8, 2004……………………………………………….....43
A New Hardy Boxwood: B. sempervirens ‘Andy Tarnik;,
Clyde A. Weber…………………………………...………….....46
Correspondence…………………………………………….......50
Notices; Boxwood Symposium………………………………....54
News of the Society………………………………………........58

April 2004, Vol. 43, No. 4

Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage – 2004
Nell Stanley……………………………………………………...63
Buxus sempervirens ‘Rt. 50’ Boxwood, Clyde A. Weber…....…64
Gillette Gardens Featured in April’s Garden Week Tours,
Suzanne Munson……………………………………………..….65
The Garden Club of the Eastern Shore (Virginia) Tour
April 24, 2004…………………………………………………...68
Five Clarke County Homes Open for Historic Garden Week,
April 24-25, 2004………………………………………………..71
Notices……………………………………………………..……71
Correspondence…………………………………………………72
News of the Society………………………………………...…..74

July 2004, Vol. 44, No. 1

44th Annual ABS Meeting: Report from Williamsburg,
Sigrid Harriman…………………………………………….……3
The Writing of Boxwood: An Illustrated Encyclopedia,
Lynn R. Batdorf………………………………………………...13
Symposium Marks Publication of Boxwood Encyclopedia,
Scot Butler………………………………………………………16
News of the Society…………………………………………….22

October 2004, Vol. 44, No. 2

Return to the Greater Caucasus, 2004
Henry F. Frierson, Jr., MD……………………………………..27
Correspondence and Notice………………………………….…36
Walking with Phoebe, Sigrid G. Harriman……………………..37
News of the Society…………………………………………….41

January 2005, Vol. 44, No. 3.

Boxwood Exploration in the Republic of Georgia
The Mapping of Boxwood in Georgia…………………………..47
The Search for the Real Buxus harlandii Hance…………….....50
An Enumeration of Boxwood Offered by
the Nursery Industry………………………………………...….54
2005 American Boxwood Society Annual Meeting…………..…56
The American Boxwood Society…………………………….....58
Decca Gilmer Frackelton in Memoriam………………………...59

April 2005, Vol. 44, No. 4

45th ABS Annual Meeting………………………………………..63
A Mid-January Stroll in the Boxwood Garden…………………..64
Members’ News Column – Bear in Boxwood…………………...67
Survivor Extraordinaire……………………………………….....69
From Patrick Henry to Larry Sabato…………………………....70
Garden Club of Eastern Shore of Virginia Tour……………........79
Boxwood in Virginia………………………………………………81
45th ABS Annual Meeting Reservation Form……………………83

July 2005, Vol. 45, No. 1

History and Origins of the
European Boxwood and Topiary Society…………………………85
Summary of Boxwood Performance
in Zones 6 and 7……………………………………...................89
National Boxwood Trials Panel Discussion……………………....90
Meet New Board Member Ross Hotchkiss………………………90
Auction Information…………………………………………………92
Minutes American Boxwood Society Governing Board meeting
March 2005…………………………………………………….........94
Minutes of Annual Business Meeting – May 2005……………..........96
International Registration List of Cultivated Buxus L. ………………98
Designing Hedges with Boxwood……………………………….....110

October 2005, Vol. 45, No. 2

President’s Message……………………………………………………118
Introducing Dawes Arboretum……………………………………...….119
Meet Rich Larson…………………………………………………….... 121
IPM Series: Boxwood…………………………………………………...122
Tips on Fall and Winter Care of Boxwood……………………………...129
Boxwood – Bulletproof Deer-Resistant Plants………………………….130
Understanding IPM & GDD…………………………………………….133
The Dreaded Boxwood Psyllid…………………………………………134
Homescaping book review……………………………………………..136
Garden Design Details book review……………………………………138
Membership Contest……………………………………………………140
Green Beauty and Virginia Beauty……………………………………...141
International Cultivar Registration Authority…………………………..142
Analysis of a 19th Century English print………………………………..144

January 2006, Vol. 45, No. 3

In Memoriam……………………………………………………………...147
President’s Letter…………………………………………………………148
Annual Meeting & Symposium in Memphis, TN……………………........149
What is Topiary Art?...........................................................................151
Garden Practices at Versailles…………………………………..................154
The Coat of Arms of Andre Le Notre…………………………………......156
Topiary Art at the Palace of Versailles………………………………...…157
Boxwood Publications…………………………………………………...159
The Condition of the Plant Community of
Colchian Boxwood in the Western Caucasus…………………….............160
Meet New Board Member………………………………………………168
A Tabulation of Boxwood Offerings……………………………………169
Historic Garden Week in Virginia………………………………………171
The Internet and Boxwood……………………………………………....172

KABS and The Maymont Flower & Garden Show………………….........174
Officers and Directors…………………………………………………...175