Unfinished Wood Window Box

Unfinished wood window box – A flower box (sometimes called a window box, window flower box, or box planter) is box that is usually placed outside and used for displaying live plants like flowers, herbs or other edible plants. It’s often used by apartment-dwellers on higher floors, which do not otherwise have access to a garden or place to cultivate their plants. Easy access to your miniature garden is very possible with a window flower box set up on your window.

There are a great deal of materials that can be used to create a flower window box. Several of which are wood, brick, metal, fiberglass, vinyl, and cellular PVC. These can be used to create a window box but wood is a preferred classical substance amongst all. A typical wooden box will last at least 3-5 years but with paining and maintenance, it may even go as far as 10-15 years. For regions where insect infestation is widespread, it would be better to utilize Fiberglass – it is regarded as lightweight and insect proof. Finally, for those avoiding rot or siding damage, Vinyl and cellular PVC would be the best choice. It is made of plastic which are completely rot proof.

Window boxes can be installed below a window and supported by brackets thus the name window box. On another note – a flower box can be used to line decks, patios, porches, steps, and sidewalks and they can even be hung from railings. A flower window box is among the most common types of flower boxes; it’s a charming feature for any home when paired with a fantastic choice of flowers to plant. Larger boxes about 10-12″ in height can be used to plant items which need more root space. This would also let you layer flowers and plants in several rows to create more elaborate flower displays.

A flower box can enhance the beauty of your house, make the best of the little space you have or to bring life to a dull apartment but not enough without the right selection of flower or plant. Pick plants that would suit the environment – consider the climate of your place and the amount of sun the window boxes get. You can plant flowers that are going to have the ability to decide on the season which would mean you would have to change plant, season after season. If you do not have enough time to do this as frequently as that, you can plant annually. There are flowers that are good annual plants like petunias, marigolds, and Snapdragons. During winter, planting Pansies and flowering kale will present your miniature garden some color. Check it out the sample of unfinished wood window box below at the attachment page.

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