Some places have good summer sales to get rid of seasonal stock too.
In late winter Home Depot gets stock in. Sometimes they have been neglected by the grower and are pretty cool. I have a couple ilex bushes I picked up for $15 with 3-4 inch trunks.
You never know what you will find any...
Watch videos, read, and take notes. If you need something to play with just go by something from big box stores. Don't be surprised if you kill that boxwood in a year or two regardless.
The name of the game really is patience.
Seeds can be a fun side project. You really can't play with them too much the first year.
Collect some local tree seeds. I collected and planted hackberry seeds last fall. Nature did all the freezing work. I just stuck them in planters and covered them. I now have tons of them growing in...
Looks to me like it didn't have enough water or it got to much late afternoon sunlight cooking the newer growth. Ether one or combination of both.
It's going to be tough keeping it alive in a dorm.
Read up on boxwoods and how to care for them.
Best of luck to you.
PS. I killed my...
Clear plastic won't kill anything. The root just stay away from the very edge.
These are two elm root cuttings that have been in a sandwich meat container for a year and a half. Planted in old soil. Tiny holes in the bottom for drainage.
I will poke around more sometime this week. I just visited for a moment and I have gone through this site long ago when it was just Chernobyl info. Glad to see more updates and some stuff from Fukushima too.
Thanks for the links, elenafilatova.com . Even if someone doesn't care about...