Amazing Home Makeovers

Transform your home with expert makeover tips from MyHomeIdeas and our sister sites.
Front Entry: Window Boxes
Van Chaplin

Planting Window Boxes

Before planting anything in your window boxes, fill the bottom third of the container with packing peanuts. This step ensures good drainage and reduces weight.

Next, add potting soil to fill the box. Sprinkle all-purpose granular time-release fertilizer (such as 14-14-14) on top. Place tall plants in the back of the window box, medium-sized ones in the middle, and trailers to drape over the front edge. Finally, make sure to water the box thoroughly.

Next » Containers
Window Boxes
Previous Window Boxes
5 of 8 Planting Window Boxes

New on the Web

Around The Web

Bold Style Calendar

Improve Your Mood

Add more lighting to your home to combat the darker days that fall brings. The extra light will... » See Full Calendar