I have quite a few windowboxes at my house.
Some are “railingboxes” I guess because they aren’t on windows but if you ask for railingboxes at the garden shop I’m sure they’d think you were a bit odd…..
We had our house profiled on a blog a few months ago but the windowboxes were just planted so they were kind of measly.
I thought you’d like to see how they filled out.
The front boxes have become really bad with the heat but the boxes in the back of the house that have a bit more shade are really pretty….
These run along the railing and also under the breakfast area.
This is the box under the kitchen window above my sink….
I love looking at this everyday!
I keep them pretty simple with variegated vinca, sedum and impatiens.
The sedum gives me green all year round as long as I remember to put some water on them in the winter!
Also, the sedum is out nice and full early on and stays a nice, rich green all summer.
I love how the vinca hangs down…I just chop it off whenever I want it to branch a bit or it gets too long.That also comes back each year.
If you have any windowboxes, I don’t need to tell you how expensive they can be to fill.
Keeping lots of green plants with just the addition of the impatiens really saves money while still looking pretty!
Even though these boxes are on the back of the house,
I see them the most because they are in the areas I frequent.
Do you like that curved roof my husband built?
We copied it from an old house we saw and loved.
Do you like windowboxes? Do you have any?
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