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Window Boxes

By Jackie Matthews



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Author Jackie Matthews
Binding Hardback
Date published March 2013
Number of pages 64
Publisher Lorenz Books
ISBN / Item No. 9780754826705


How to create stunning window displays to enjoy throughout the year. Discover the pleasure of decorative and edible plants without a garden.

All you need to know about the basic principles involved in planting containers and window boxes. Match your window box design to your decor with ideas for different styles, from country cottage to modern.

It features advice on seasonal plantings and striking combinations for year-round interest. It offers easy-to-follow instructions for planting up different types of containers and useful tips on upkeep.

Topics include getting started, maintenance, seasonal choices, knowing your style, satisfying the senses, seasonal tasks, best window box plants and the common names of plants.

Imaginatively planted window boxes are a delight not only to the creator but also to visitors and passers-by, with uplifting spring boxes of bright tulips, narcissi and hyacinth, or welcoming cascades of fuchsias, begonias and lobelia.

In this book you will find inspiration for decorative and edible designs that will give pleasure throughout the year.

There are suggestions for using a variety of containers as well as different styles and combinations to achieve just the effect you want.

In addition you will find expert advice on planting up containers and quick reference charts, making this an indispensible handbook for the creative gardener.

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