Mother Earth Living


Gardening Window Boxes

Fill window boxes with color and fragrance.



Mexican bush sage, scented pelargoniums, and dianthus scent every breeze.
Photograph by Rob Proctor
Bay, alpine strawberries, salad burnet, parsley, scented geraniums, ivy, and Cuban oregano share a planter that is shaded in the afternoon.
Photograph by Rob Proctor
Here’s a window box without a window. This planter on a ledge stars ‘Siam Queen’ basil among the zinnias and verbena.
Photograph by Geraldine Laufer
Imagine catching sight of these bright yellow and red nasturtiums every time you glance out the window.
Photograph by Geraldine Laufer
A white wicker window box holds golden hops, sage, coleus, ‘Red Shield’ hibiscus, Cuban oregano, miniature rose, and ‘African Blue’ basil. Plants clustered on the steps below complete the picture.
Photograph by Rob Proctor

















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