Membership





ABS Board of Directors

President
Mr. J. Bennett Saunders. Piney River, VA

First Vice President
Mr. John Lockwood Makar. Atlanta, GA

Second Vice President
Dr. C. Bernard Cross, Waterford, VA

Secretary
Ms. Cheryl Crowell. Winchester, VA

Treasurer
Mr. Michael Hecht. Westminister, MD

Executive Committee Representative
Ms. Andrea Filippone. Pottersville, NJ

Directors
Class of 2019
Mr. John Boyd. Roanoke, VA
Ms. Andrea Filippone. Pottersville, NJ
Ms. Laurie McMinn. Richmond, VA

Class of 2020
Mr. Justin O. Stelter. Franklin, TN
Ms. Katherine Ward. Winchester, VA
Dr. Peter Zale. Kennett Square, PA

Class of 2021
Mr. Kevin Collard. Leitchfield, KY
Ms. Revelle Gwyn. Huntsville, AL
Mr. Christopher von Kohn. Washington, DC

International Registrar
Mr. Lynn R. Batdorf. Bethesda, MD

Ex Officio Officers
Mr. Hugh Crump. Cramerton, NC
Dr. David Carr. Boyce, VA

Executive Director
Ms. Nancy ‘Tootie’ Rinker. Stephens City, VA

Boxwood Bulletin Editor
Ms. Shea Powell. Union, ME

 

CONTACT US!
The American Boxwood Society
P.O. Box 85, Boyce, VA 22620-0085
amboxwoodsociety@gmail.com






BOXWOOD GARDENS

LONGWOOD GARDENS
Main Fountain Garden. Kennett Square, PA.


‘One of the great gardens of the world, from the 4-acre Conservatory to the splendor of the outdoor gardens spanning 1,077 acres.’

The history of Boxwood at Longwood:
Maintaining Tradition: A Boxwood Story

US NATIONAL ARBORETUM
National Boxwood Collection. Washington, DC


‘The U.S. National Arboretum enhances the economic, environmental, and aesthetic value of ornamental and landscape plants through long-term, multi-disciplinary research, conservation of genetic resources, and interpretative gardens and exhibits.’

Read more about the Boxwood Collection at the USNA

STATE ARBORETUM OF VIRGINIA
Blandy Experimental Farm
ABS Memorial Garden. White Post, VA.


The American Boxwood Society has been responsible for the creation and maintenance of The Boxwood Memorial Garden containing over one hundred well-labeled plants. Read more about the Garden

MISSOURI BOTANICAL GARDEN
Blanke Boxwood Garden. St. Louis, MO.


‘The Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis was founded in 1859 by Henry Shaw. Today, the Garden is a National Historic Landmark and a center for science, conservation, education and horticultural display.’

Information on the Blanke Boxwood Garden


CHEEKWOOD ESTATE AND GARDENS
Martin Boxwood Gardens. Nashville, TN


‘The Cheek home and its gardens were designed by Bryant Fleming in the late 1920’s. The elegant Georgian-style mansion is surrounded by lawns and terraced gardens with extensive plantings of boxwood.’

Information on the Martin Boxwood Gardens

JC RAULSTON ARBORETUM
at NC State University. Raleigh, NC.


‘The JC Raulston Arboretum is a nationally acclaimed garden with one of the largest and most diverse collections of landscape plants adapted for landscape use in the Southeast. Plants especially adapted to Piedmont North Carolina conditions are collected and evaluated in an effort to find superior plants for use in southern landscapes.’

Learn more about the Boxwood Collection.






Links

International Boxwood Societies


The European Boxwood and Topiary Society