I was all set to plant out the little cuttings of Boxwood
directly into the Circle of Friends,
According to my reference book…
at this size I would have to plant them 6″ apart!…
then I read Monty Don…..
He transplants his Box cuttings into a nursery bed and grows them on for two or three years
To me, that makes sense, the plants are tiny.. I can baby them a bit longer, give them a better start, fatten them up and plant them 3′ apart.
All the while I will be adding organic matter to the ultimate location of the box babies. Layer following layer of shredded leaves and rabbit Manure, and more leaves & compost….and more leaves…. and….