March 30, 2020

Uncovering My Long Boxwood Allee

This year’s spring burlap removal project is complete.

Every autumn, for as long as I’ve been gardening, I’ve covered all my boxwood shrubs, various winter-sensitive plants, and outdoor ornamental urns to protect them from the season’s heavy snowfall, freezing temperatures, and damaging winds. And, every spring, when the ground begins to thaw, it’s all removed and stored away. The biggest part of this project is removing the burlap from my long Boxwood Allee. The entire process is a tedious chore, but this year, because we used our new industrial steel ground frames, the task of removing the metal uprights and purlin pipes was easier and more streamlined.

Enjoy these photos.