Roundup: Window Boxes

With the famous Washington DC cherry blossoms beginning to dot the streets, and daffodils in full bloom around the city, we're craving a little flower planting of our own. For those who don't have the luxury of a garden space or the time for a full garden, window boxes are a happy alternative for growing fresh herbs for your meals or adding some spring color to your home. Here's a sampling of some of this season's options...

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The Geo Window Box from Pure Modern. Non-corrosive and maintenance free, and available for custom order in 80 (!) different colors.

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A modern geometric window box from GI Designs. You can choose from a variety of geometric shapes and bold colors for a low price tag.

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The Steckling from German-based RephormHaus ditches the box for a minimalist saddle-like pot that affixes to balcony railings.

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Smith and Hawkin's Greyed Teak Window boxes are constructed from reclaimed boats. We love their simple lines and natural color which allow the plants within to take center stage.

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The Frank Lloyd Wright from Windowbox.com is made from rust-free aluminum. It can be used with the galvanized liner (shown) or with a variety of individual flower pots.

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Windowbox.com's Wentworth planter has simple lines and sturdy construction. Made in Eastern Europe.

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The aptly named Charleston Planter from Grandin Road comes in white and black cast aluminum.

Ready, set, plant!

(Image: 1:Erika Craddock)

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