One Window Box, Four Seasons
A beautiful display for every time of the year
Howard Nemeroff sent in these stunning photos of his window box throughout the year. The plantings are over-the-top beautiful, and it is a great example of how even the smallest space can be transformed into a lush garden.
In spring, bigleaf hydrangeas (Hydrangea macrophylla, Zones 6–9) anchor the planting, complemented by annuals in yellow and white.
The summer window box is a riot of color and growth. Tall pink begonias (Begonia hybrid, annual), white caladiums (Caladium hybrid, Zones 9–11 or as a tender bulb), and trailing dark purple sweet potato vines (Ipomoea batatas, Zones 9–11 or as an annual or tender bulb) are just some of the many plants creating this beautiful display.
Ornamental cabbages (Brassica oleracea, cool-season annual) take center stage, while orange-and-yellow-veined crotons (Codiaeum variegatum, Zones 9–11 or as an annual or houseplant) bring autumnal colors to the background.
For winter, cut conifer branches are the base, liberally decorated with cones, fruits, and colorful branches.
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Wow! A gorgeous work of art.
Gorgeous! Do you have several boxes so that one can be maturing for the next season while the current one is "on stage"? They are so lush and full. Are some of the plants, aside from the winter ones, cut flowers (eg, the hydrangeas)? Are any living plants in pots sunken into the window box? I marvel at the mechanics of these creations.
Boxes are not my thing but your seasonal boxes are spectacular!
So very pretty! How do you keep the wall clean?
Stunning! You have a special gift to create such perfection!
Those boxes are beautiful. Alice
These are the most beautiful window boxes ever! Congrats! Stunning. Perfect. Wish I lived across the street. Can we see the rest of your garden spaces? Happy Gardening!
Gorgeous! You are very talented!!!
Each one of these is marvelously stunning - wow!!!
Love the texture and colors, nicely designed and eye catching.
Very artistic, wow! You're very talented!
Stunning! You've inspired me to expect more from my tall planters flanking our front door. Your combinations are just amazing. Love your using apples in your winter display!
Extremely well done! I live in New Hampshire, please come to mine! 😊
Please come do mine!
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