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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The next thing to do is to pick the plants for your winter window box.
If your window box is in the sun, plant chives, oregano, lemon thyme and creeping rosemary, which all like sun and well-drained soil.
Gourmet Bridle--a buttery, caramelized brittle with pecans and almonds; available in a decorative, seasonal window box.
Visitors to the site can download the Window Box application from the web site and choose which seeds they would like to plant.
The sun shone on that side of the tree house, so when the ground and air were chilly, she climbed into the window box to take a nice warm nap.
In addition to the window box tool, the website features an interactive map of the more than 2,100 People's Gardens planted since Vilsack launched the effort at the start of the Obama Administration.
2 Instead of a traditional window box, if you have enough of a ledge on your windowsill, replace the oblong container with a regimented row of smaller matching pots filled with primulas or pansies to make a statement.
In a window box, you can grow veg which don't have a long root run, such as lettuces, alongside violas, pansies, calendula, dwarf varieties of nasturtium and herbs such as thyme.
Or, for a quick update on your porch, fill a pot or window box with the colors of the season.
Brigid Harbour had a splash of gold added to her window box and said: "There is tinsel and baubles.
Blue tits, great tits and greenfinches will all visit a bird feeder attached to a window, while peacock and tortoiseshell butterflies will flutter around flowers in a window box.