Annuals. Annual flowers are a good choice for window boxes because they flower continually throughout the season -- and they are readily available in nursery packs throughout the spring.
My deck boxes turned out really good this year (At least I think so!!), so I thought I’d share. Make sure you have a mainly sun location for this combination of superbell petunias, angelonia, sweet potato vine, bacopa.
What to Plant. Bright, showy flowers are at their best in a box that gets at least six hours of direct sunlight between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. So go for reliable bloomers in arresting color combinations.
Just take stock of the amount of stuff you need to stash, then check the storage capacity of a few of the lower priced deck boxes and consider the best match in terms of size. But before you commit to buying a deck box for storage, do think about its placement .
At its best in fall when it sends up spikes of vivid red flowers, this salvia’s foliage smells like ripe pineapples. The plant grows 4 feet tall. S.e. ‘Golden Delicious’ grows 1- to 3 feet tall with fire-engine red blooms and chartreuse leaves.
Beautiful pentas flowers attract pollinators like bees, hummingbirds, and sunbirds due to the nectar. Pentas is a tough heat tolerant plant that you can grow in containers. This tropical flower can be grown in USDA Zones 9-11 as perennial, below these zones grow it as an annual. Lantana is a ...
Deck planters give your deck lots of character and color. You can build built-ins that match your deck materials, or add freestanding planters that you can move and change out as the mood strikes. If you have any overhead structure, such as a pergola, add hanging baskets for flowers and trailing vines.
Planting flowers in a deck box is a relatively simple and cost-effective way to beautify your landscape. A few well-placed, color-coordinating plants can make a big statement. When deciding what varieties to place in your deck box, consider first the amount of light the box will receive.
Every season I re-plant the planter box in front of our front door, so thought it might be fun to share how to plant a planter box with flowers and plants.
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Hanging Over the Rail Planters Over-the-rail planters, also often referred to as over-the-railing planter boxes, are a type of planter that hangs over the front side of the deck, porch or balcony rail, creating a welcoming and appealing decoration for the exterior of the deck.
Regardless of your home's size, style, or neighborhood vibe, there are few houses that wouldn’t be complemented by a window box. Unlike a container planter on the porch or a hanging basket, a window box is an extension of your home, an accessory that marries living plant material to your architecture.
Flowers embracing a functional railing bring lively visual refreshment to outdoor structures with colorful panache. In addition, flower-filled railing boxes can earn their keep by enhancing your ...
Flowers for flower boxes can be tall or short, trailing or contained, annuals or perennials. The best flower-box flowers are those that can mix well with other flowers to provide a variety of colors, shapes and fragrances. Flowers that require relatively little care are well suited to flower boxes ...
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