Spring Tips: Window Boxes

Photo of a window planting box full of flowers
Lack the time, energy or resources to create the spectacular garden of your dreams? Minimize your grandiose garden plans without nixing your bed of blooms with the simple solution of window boxes. If you can’t make up your mind which box best suits your home, don’t worry! You can change your look in five minutes – that’s the beauty of window boxes!

“Thriller, Filler, Spiller”

This simple formula is a surefire recipe to get the perfect window box every time. Put a tall plant in the center, mounding plants on the sides and trailing plants flowing over the edges.

Window Boxes

Colorful Kale

Its colors and fullness make flowering kale a perfect plant filler for window boxes of all kinds.

Window Boxes: Kale

The Bolder, the Better

Choose super-saturated leaf colors and boldly colored foliage to draw attention to your home and increase your curb appeal.

Window  Boxes: Bright Foliage

Easy Come, Easy Grow

Low maintenance plants, like petunias, are perfect for window boxes. Another upside of petunias is their ruffled flowers and bright colors.

WIndow Boxes: Petunias

Go Big!

If you have a big window, emphasize it with a big window box. Don’t be afraid to fill it with dramatic, full plants that offer lots of texture, depth and dimension.

Big Window Boxes

Simply Devine

For fail-proof plants that not only work in the sun or shade, but also will add a beautiful trailer to your window box, go with a vine. Vines of all varieties are quick growers that add a beautiful cascading look to your window display.

Window Boxes: Vines

All White Everything

Want to bring elegance to your home? Go for an all white window box. You won’t have to worry about choosing colors for your plants, and it’ll look good with everything!

Green plant with white flowers

Deck Decor

Venture away from your window, and add a flower box to your deck, porch or balcony. Neighbors will love your unconventional burst of color.

Deck Decor

Up, Down, All Around

Use a plant that grows upward along with a vine that cascades towards the ground to create an eye-catching and contrasting look in your window box.

Cascading Window Box

Faux Window

Don’t have a window? Make one! You can create your own trellis and display colorful blooms of your choice with a little creativity and a couple pieces of wood.

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