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Gardening in Central Virginia
Boxwood 101

Can’t see out your windows or use your sidewalk because your boxwood have taken over? Learn best management care for your boxwood from planting, pruning, rejuvenating older plants, to scouting for pests and current information on Box Blight. Instructor Laurie McMinn has worked with boxwood for more than 18 years and discusses varieties to be found in the Garden’s collections.

This is an online class conducted via Zoom.

Register Member $23

Register Non-Member $27

Saturday, February 27, 2021
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Event Details

Boxwood Care

GES: HL, 1.5, elective*

*This class offers 1.5 hours of elective credit toward the Garden Education Series: Gardening and Garden Design Certificate.  Non-certificate students welcome.








About the Instructor

Laurie McMinn is the horticulturist for Lewis Ginter’s Louise  Cochrane Rose Garden. Previously she was the Historic Grounds Supervisor at Old City Cemetery in Lynchburg.  This is a historic site with antique roses dating back to the 1500s. She also worked for Saunders Brothers Nursery for 15 years, developing and managing their growth regulator program for annuals and perennials in 85 greenhouses.  She is a VNLA Certified Horticulturist, and is an officer in the American Boxwood Society.  She maintains an extensive cutting garden at her own house.