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Welcome page for Landscape, Nursery & Urban Forestry

The UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry Team  works closely with the UMass Extension Turf Team to educate landscape, nursery and turf professionals by providing programs and research-based information on the best horticultural practices and technology for environmental stewardship in nursery and landscape management.

Emerging and Established Diseases of Boxwood

Boxwood (Buxus spp.) is one of the most common woody ornamentals on the landscape in New England. Unfortunately, they harbor and array of fungal pathogens with some capable of causing severe damage or even death.