Common box, from the woods to the garden
Somewhere between a shrub a bush and a small tree, the common box (Buxus sempervirens L.) is one of gardeners’ preferred plants and has been used for ornamental purposes since Ancient Rome. And you might not know this but this particular species grows naturally in flood banks and rocky hillsides in the inner regions of Northeast and Central Portugal. This shrub is particularly fond of pollinators in woods and in gardens.
Zambujo reCover: ecological restoration in the International Tagus Natural Park
Increasing the environmental value of the natural and semi-natural forest habitats of Zambujo, a Navigator property located in Idanha-a-Nova, in the heart of the International Tagus Natural Park, is the aim of the Zambujo reCover initiative, which will undertake the ecological restoration of an area equivalent to about 150 football pitches.