Window Box Fitting
To fit your window box attach the supplied batten to the wall with the supplied screws and rawplugs and then slot the window box onto the batten. See image below.
Lichfield Wooden Window Box
These framed Panel Scandinavian red pine will impress even the most skilled wood worker. Finished on all four sides, these Framed Panel Window Boxes are made with furniture quality corners making them one of the highest quality wood window boxes available. Each window box is truly a handmade piece of art that any homeowner will be proud to display. These window boxes can be finished in clear, golden brown, wild sage or white preservative. We also offer a selection of Farrow & Ball paint finishes.
Window Box Dimensions: 100x27x24cm(h)
The beauty of window boxes
The embellishment of building with window boxes offer many exciting possibilities and well-planted window boxes can also relieve the dullness of blank walls or mask commonplace, unsightly domestic buildings, such as sheds.
Container-grown plants can be placed at ground level, by windows and on balconies, hung from fixtures on walls or from porticoes, or suspended above doorways. Simple forms of dressing might use only one kind of container a window box or a set of window boxes, for example. More ambitious schemes might coordinate plantings in a range of planters - including troughs, window boxes and hanging baskets .
Plants for Window
To help you select the best plants for your Window Box. We have put together a list with pictures and tips for cultivation indexed under the seasons of the year.
The classic sequence for window box displays consists of an autumn planting of bulbs for spring and a late spring or early summer planting of long-season summer flowers that will continue blooming until early autumn, or even later. Many variations can be introduced by using, for example, shrubs for a long-term display or making several changes between spring and autumn. If frequent changes are contemplated, it is worth having two rigid liners per window box. While one is used for the current display, the other can be planted in readiness for the changeover.Our Window-boxes, are suitable for growing a large variety of plants. In spring they can
The beauty of window boxes
come alive with bulbs planted in the previous autumn snowdrops, crocuses. dwarf daffodils, narcissi and low-growing tulips, hyacinths, scillas and dwarf irises. Many summer bedding plants grow perfectly in window-boxes, but avoid tall growing kinds which spoil the proportions of the window box. A charming-effect can be created by mixing trailing plants, like pelargoniums, lobelias and dwarf nasturtiums, with petunias, marigolds, Begonia semperflorens, tuberous begonias and salvias. Do not overlook dwarf shrubs and conifers which add form and permanency to a window box: potentillas, fuchsias, and the attractive little bulb Cyclamen coum, which flowers quite happily in shade in early winter.