No-Drill Flower Box Ideas?

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Q: We live in a rental apartment on the top floor of a 100-year-old brownstone and the dilemma we have is not an uncommon one. We are not allowed to drill into the brick or window ledges but in order to have a mini garden outside the windows…

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… (and make our block closer to winning "Greenest Block in Brooklyn"), we would need to figure out a way to secure window boxes so that they don't fall down onto our landlady! I have read many articles here and on other websites that touch on the topic, but none that ever really provide a real solution. Any suggestions?...

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and children in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.