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boxwood

1. the hard close-grained yellow wood of the box tree, used to make tool handles, small turned or carved articles, etc
2. the box tree

boxwood

A fine-grained, very hard, dense wood, white to light yellow in color; esp. used for turned work and inlay.
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June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania gardeners should be on the lookout for signs of boxwood blight, a fungal disease that causes sudden leaf loss and sometimes death of the popular broadleaf evergreen shrubs.
Of the 122 cities Boxwood tracks, 94 logged sales increases in the first six months of 2015 compared with a year ago.
This aggressive new exotic disease affects boxwood (Buxus) on Long Island, and has been detected in 10 other states, including Connecticut.
Judged by a panel of leading industry experts, the Boxwood Award for Business Transformation is presented annually by IGD, the grocery industry group, to the company that has transformed its business to achieve top line growth, operational excellence or sustainable improvements in profit.
Chris Wakerley MBE, Managing Director of Boxwood, said, "Terry is joining us at a time when our business is experiencing considerable growth and we are adding to our core consumer, telecoms, media and infrastructure businesses with a move into the financial services and energy sectors.
Organised by Boxwood Tours it's priced at pounds 1,340 per person including four nights B&B at Titchwell Manor; dinner every night with wine in their two AA Rosette restaurant; five lunches and entry into the various attractions.
Boxwood The Knightsbridge restaurant, launched in 2003, was said to have achieved its best performance to date.
These charming gardens have grown around the ruins of the old castle and its ancient walls are festooned with rambling roses and clematis framed by topiary yews and boxwood.
Besides Ivy Fence Rolls, Geranium Street Floral has artificial boxwood balls in stock that range in size from 12" on up to 21," artificial boxwood hedges, artificial flowers.
By contrast, Boxwood Means catalogued nearly 100,000 sales transactions, or more than 13 times the total number of larger deals, by focusing exclusively on what we term "small-cap" CRE assets below the $5 million threshold amount.
The boxwood, whose emerald-green leaves turn bronze in the winter months, is another popular Antelope Valley plant.
She plans to "redo" around the patio, replanting with boxwood to give the area more formality.