When planting a window box, consider planting vining or trailing plants. Softening the edges of the box and the straight lines of your home, these plants work double duty. They can also act as a bridge between the home and garden. Notice how these plants seem to be reaching toward the garden beds, creating a fully integrated look between the two. Idea, Front Porches Design, Landscape Design, Window Flowers Boxes, Front Landscape, Boxes Design, Traditional Landscape, Gardens Design, Window Boxes
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The best window box is the one you can't see. Whatever you planted in there should be so happy that it cascades down the wall to spill onto the sidewalk, threatening to trip passersby. Coleus, sweet potato vine, and caladium: They like a little shade, which makes them the perfect combination to plant beneath a balcony or eave. Water them every day. Image via Stately.
Worry about drainage in planter boxes? No more - this holds round terra cotta pots - size the holes to fit the pots you need, the board to fit your window. Bet you could use this at a deck railing too.....
Add Drama to a Big Window; Bridal Bouquet, Torenia, Shrimp plant, heliotrope, Daisy, Licorice vine.
Curb Appeal - If your window is long and low, you've got to balance it with a shallow but lengthy window box. Make sure the box extends at least a few inches out from the base of the window to create a pleasing line. There is nothing worse than a top-heavy window over a dinky window box.