window box


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window box

n.
1. A usually long, narrow box for growing plants, placed on or hung from a windowsill or ledge.
2. One of the vertical grooves on the inner sides of a window frame for the weights that counterbalance the sash.

window box

n
1. (Building) a long narrow box, placed on or outside a windowsill, in which plants are grown
2. (Horticulture) a long narrow box, placed on or outside a windowsill, in which plants are grown
3. (Building) either of a pair of vertical boxes, attached to the sides of a sash window frame, that enclose a sash cord and counterbalancing weight

win′dow box`


n.
a box for growing plants, placed at or in a window.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.window box - a long narrow box for growing plants on a windowsillwindow box - a long narrow box for growing plants on a windowsill
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
Translations

window box

ncassetta per i fiori (da tenere sul davanzale)
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Outside there were window boxes, painted white and full of flowers.
You can get window boxes with integral reservoirs with a section at the bottom Add water-retaining granules to the compost, as well as seaweed meal or worm compost to bulk up and retain moisture.
USE SHALLOW ROOTED PLANTS IN WINDOW BOXES: Opt for herbs and baby salad leaves in a shallow window box, although be aware that the shallower it is, the quicker it will dry out.
use shallow-rooted plants In wIndow boxes Opt for herbs and baby salad leaves in a shallow window box, although be aware that the shallower it is, the quicker it will dry out.
Tumbling Tom tomato will provide an amazing crop when grown in a hanging pot, window box or single pot.
Instead of a traditional window box, if you have enough of a ledge on
Some critics thought it a little too well manicured, comparing it to a big floating window box, but the effect of a slab of lush greenery gliding past the arid concrete jungle of Manhattan will doubtless endure in the memory of those fortunate enough to witness it.
You can't beat the look of a real wood window box on a home.
So even if you only have a small plot or just a window box, try praying among your plants.
Whether you are looking for some company by your kitchen window box while you do dishes or you need help pollinating your vegetable garden, this book serves up tips and ideas for plants that attract a wide variety of aesthetically pleasing and useful birds and insects, with a focus on achieving this goal in a small space, Creeser profiles 95 plants that thrive in a container, window box, or small patch of land.
If your door doesn't have a back panel that can be altered, like ours did, you can use a sturdy shoebox to fashion your window box. First, paint the door in contrasting colors, and paint the shoebox to coordinate with your door decor.