How to tackle box blight (part two)

In this video clip, Monty deals with the box blight affecting the hedging in his garden, cutting out diseased growth and practising good garden hygiene.

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In the second part of Monty Don's box blight video from Gardeners' World, he takes action to rescue his diseased box hedging. Armed with a hedgetrimmer, he demonstrates how to cut out the blight-affected growth, explaining how and where to cut, and why this should help to save diseased box plants. Afterwards, he shows you how to clean your tools and what to do with your clippings to avoid spreading the blight spores to other unaffected box plants.

Watch the first part of Monty's video:
How to tackle box blight (part one)

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