Window Boxes – Enjoy a mini garden all year long

Whether you live in an apartment or a house, whether you have a huge backyard or your yard is the sidewalk out front window boxes can allow you to have the garden you crave. Let your inner gardener out all year long with these wonderful little gardens in a box. Now is the perfect time of year to not only think about what type of window box you might want, but also to get started planting and growing your little garden in a box indoors.

Garden Window Boxes are a fantastic way for you to have a garden in your house or just outside you window. Simple to use, flexible for any space, and the best part there are planters for any size window and even window box planter stands that you can use indoors or out.

There are, of course, the standard wooden window boxes which can be painted to match the trim or color of you house, but there are so many more options. Vinyl window boxes that go with your vinyl siding and have the same durable qualities that the siding on your house has. Most people have seen the basket style indoor or patio window box and even the window plant boxes at ground level decorating walkways, decks and sidewalks. But did you know you can also get window plant boxes in a number of different types of metal as well? There are aluminum window boxes, copper window boxes, steel, wrought iron and so on to compliment your home and garden and give it that extra special flair you are looking for this year.

All too often we find ourselves discovering a beautiful plant or flower that would go perfect with our house in the middle of summer and are saddened by the short amount of time we get enjoy them before the season is over and winter hits again. This year lets resolve to be prepared. Find your window box planters now and enjoy them all year long.

Spring into Planter Planning Now

With 2010 behind us and January rapidly slipping away now is the time to shop and prep our planters for spring. Today we would like to take a look at some planters that are not only a wonderful addition to the inside of your house, but could also transition outdoors in the spring to make your deck or patio blossom with color.

There are a number of counter top planters to choose from. There is an assortment of gorgeous traditional terracotta planters ranging from the basic to the ornate. Then of course there is the widely popular basket planter which is flexible and works with so many different decors. As well as so many new and modern types of counter top planters that include stainless steel, artistic and even a planter that has the look of brushed chrome. These counter top planters can of course go outside but they are so beautiful they may just find a permanent place in both your heart and your home.

You may find you lean more toward a more ornate decorative planter and if so you are in luck. You can find decorative planters in all sorts of shapes and sizes. There are so many types to choose from:
– Ornate bowls
– Urns from small to large, basic to fancy
– Hanging baskets
– Square decorative planters
– Free Standing Window Box style planters
And SO much more

One thing for sure NOW is the time to buy while the selection is HOT and the inventory is high. Don’t let this season spring up on you. Get the jump on your planter planning now.