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Boxwood Mats, Outdoor Artificial Foliage, Wall and Fence Covering.

Flagstone and Artificial Turf

Outdoor artificial foliage comes in many shapes. Artificial grass and trees are probably the first items that come to mind. When designing a project with these items one should take a look at other types or outdoor artificial foliage. The free standing items-such as potted boxwood balls, potted trees and doing a window box with artificial shrubs are small projects. Larger projects are artificial grass and outdoor boxwood hedges. Read More…

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Outdoor Artificial Foliage, Privacy Fence and Boxwood Squares.

Outdoor Artificial foliage is used in a many different ways. Privacy fence, ornamental decor, and hiding unsightly objects are a few. Window boxes are another area that really makes sense. In fact, outdoor artificial foliage is the only type of decor that can stand a fierce Chicago winter. Foliage types vary. Leafy foliage, boxwood foliage, grass like foliage, ivy foliage and boxwood bushes are just a few. Read More…

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Outdoor Aritificial Hedges, Privacy Screens and Fence Facelifts.

Outdoor Artificial Hedges are a new and exciting way to dress up a fence line in your yard. Whether you just want to keep the prying eyes of the neighbors away or you have a rotting iron fence that is on its last legs, you can use outdoor artificial foliage as a quick and inexpensive covering. Several products are being made currently that can accomplish the take of covering a fence. Artificial boxwood hedge, outdoor ivy rolls, foliage mats, and boxwood bushes are a few excellent material choices. The common denominator that they all have is that they are made from an UV infused resin which keeps the sun from fading the product. This is a very important point to consider and pay close attention to when ordering your plastic products. For those who choose to overlook the details, their boxwood bushes, hedges and balls may turn blue in the hot sun. Some of these non uv plants may even turn a chalky white when the summer sun bakes them for a few months. Read More…

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Exterior Faux Boxwood..N.I.M.B.Y

Exterior Faux Boxwood..N.I.M.B.Y

Exterior faux boxwood still has its skeptics. For those with a full time gardening staff, no concern for watering costs, a botanist and an accountant to keep track of the expenditures on the garden, natural hedges are a great option.  For those who wish to hire a botanist, here is an add for you to place on backpage.com or craigslist.
Botanist Team Wanted

Experience botanists–who are scientists that study plants–share a common interest in and curiosity about the hundreds of thousands of species of plants on earth. While a Ph.D. is preferred a bachelor’s degree will work out. Job description: garden hedge manager. Pay $100 per month. Read More…

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Outdoor Boxwood Mats, Tiles, and Squares

Outdoor Boxwood is a fairly new item. The UV properties of this artificial plant make a great choice for exterior use. Since the product is fresh, it may be labeled under different names. Artificial boxwood hedge, hedge mat, hedge tiles are a few common names for this versatile product. Faux boxwood is another catagory to search for. Some retail stores do carry this product, however, most of this product is to be found online. Read More…

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