Gardening On a Ledge: Window Boxes

Truly gorgeous gardens come in window-box-sized packages. Just take a look!

©2009, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2009, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2009, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2009, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2009, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2009, Dorling Kindersley Limited

Fill Your Windowsill With Terra-Cotta Pots

Spring perennials fill terra-cotta pots lining a windowsill in cool weather.

Opt for Iron

Iron window boxes filled with vibrant summer geraniums help create a traditional look in the front windows of this classically styled home.

Rustic Window Boxes

Wooden window planters overflowing with summer perennials give an informal look to this rustic style home.

Try a Perennial Window Box

Colorful summer perennials fill the window boxes of this cottage style home.

Petunias, Begonias and Lobelia

Old fashioned flowers, such as petunias, begonias and lobelia create a vibrant clash of color in this traditional garden window box.

Painted Shutters Complement Colorful Petunias

Colorful petunias mix with painted shutters for a classic cottage-style window box garden.

Next Up

Plant a Winter Window Box

A window box planted with hardy flowers and foliage offers a garden view when it's too cold to stay outside.

Fall Gardening Checklist

Essential chores to get your garden, lawn and tools ready for cooler weather.

Choosing Energy Efficient Windows for Your Home

Consider these four factors that can affect a window's performance.

The Cold, Hard Facts on Protecting Potted Plants

Get tips for helping your potted plants survive winter.

When to Plant Garden Mums

Want your garden mums to survive winter? Learn tips for planting fall garden mums to help them return next spring.

Kitchen Cabinet Components

Get the information you need on the different components and accessories available for custom kitchen cabinets.