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Front Entry: Window Boxes
Van Chaplin

Window Boxes

When choosing window boxes, bigger is better! The box height should be at least a quarter of the window height, and it can be as large as a third of that measurement. Be sure that the box has plenty of drainage holes in the bottom for water to escape -- a must for healthy plants.

Two to Four Weeks Before:
Buy window boxes and hardware.

One Week Before:
Paint window boxes, if necessary, with primer coat and two top coats.
Purchase packing peanuts, potting soil, and fertilizer.
Purchase plants.

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