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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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Herbs are great for window boxes if you like edible gardening - evergreen varieties such as creeping rosemary, thyme or sage will provide you with plenty of sprigs to snip off for your roast dinners.
Also flour was poured into the window boxes and I noticed on my walk to work that flour was poured over ATMs and people's cars and house doors.
A SECRET Santa has been spreading festive cheer - by hanging baubles and tinsel on trees, bushes and window boxes in Marsden.
A woman who had two window boxes, complete with flowers, stolen from her home, later found them in a second-hand shop.
From parklands to window boxes, wildlife thrives in gardens.
Window boxes present limitations of the amount of space for root growth, moisture retention and plant height (we do not want plant growth to totally block the view to the outdoors), yet our desire is to enjoy an attractive season-long planting.
AQUILEGIA, drumstick primulas and veronica can be tamed for pots or window boxes to bring country style to the patio.
IF YOU haven't had time to plant up your window boxes for summer yet, now's the time to plan how to achieve the most dazzling effect.
The traditional petunia-filled basket is eternally popular but today's gardener is also utilising the potential that hanging baskets and window boxes have to grow 'mini kitchen gardens' full of herbs or trailing tomatoes and wildlife-friendly containers to attract bees and butterflies,' he said 'They suit every gardener - from the traditional cottage gardener to the urban gardener with little space but a keenness to add a splash of colour to a balcony.
It is a whimsical English-garden sort of plant, is water thrifty and is also a prime candidate for window boxes and balcony planters because of its pronounced spill-over tendencies.
you can easily grow herbs and vegetables in window boxes, to pick and snip at your leisure.
But ordinary wooden boxes rot out in just a few years, and plastic window boxes won't rot but don't look as nice as the traditional wood box.