Alternative window box designs

An unusual window box

We have seen how a window box can accentuate your window and how to plant the perfect blend of flowers and plants. But what if you are devoid of any green digits at all and shiver at the thought of compost, clippings and chrysanthemums, but still long for a decorative window appendage? Don’t panic, use […]

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The history of window boxes

Just as plants and flowers have been around for centuries, so have window boxes. Although there isn’t much on record before the Roman times, there is some evidence that the very first ones were planted in the Hanging gardens of Babylon, by order of the Queen, Semiramis. The Romans As long ago as the first […]

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How to accentuate a window box

In our previous post we discussed great window box plants and flowers, but if you aren’t one of the lucky people blessed with green fingers, how can you know what works with what? Just like there are many types of window design, window glass and window frames, there are window boxes suited to each and […]

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The perfect plants for window boxes

Plants in a window box

Whether it’s for work, family or the love of the hurly burly lifestyle, life in the confined spaces of the city is ideal for many people. The lack outside areas doesn’t mean that a love of plants has to be sacrificed, as a window box packed full of bright flowers and oxygen boosting plants can […]

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