window box


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window box

a long narrow box, placed on or outside a windowsill, in which plants are grown

weight box

In a window frame, the channel in which the sash weights move up and down.
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"Mint is also good in shade, but give it its own window box or it will invade other plants, or place it in its own pot where it can remain confined.
DON'T LET THE ROOTS DRY OUT: Mitchell once used a nappy to line a hanging basket, and there's nothing to stop you doing the same in a window box. People have also cut up old woollen jumpers to line containers.
White Peppermint Bark--white chocolate with crushed peppermint candy pieces; available in a decorative, seasonal window box.
With some trailing variegated ivy at the front and a few bulbs or bright bedding to add some instant height and colour when needed you will have a window box that should make you rush to wash the windows to get a better look.
A new application for online gardeners has been launched on http://www.ukstyle.tv that lets users view an interactive window box on their desktop PC.
WINDOW BOXES If all you have is a sunny kitchen window sill to play with, growing your own herbs in a window box can be really rewarding.
Tenders are invited for supply of hanging baskets and window boxes in winchester
`What annual plants can I use in a window box that is located in the shade - with less than four hours of direct sun per day?"
Easy-care window box herbs MOST herbs will thrive in containers that are at least 15cm (6in) deep, apart from those which have long roots, such as fennel and bay.
Even if you only have a tiny space on your patio for a couple of pots, or just a window box, you can grow veg alongside flowers without it looking like a dog's dinner.
Or, for a quick update on your porch, fill a pot or window box with the colors of the season.
I live in a flat but I'd buy it for my window box. I think it's a great idea."