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xx   BOX

Tip: Lattice window box is built from plywood and faced with lattice. Estimated cost: $47.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1981 (v.59#7) pg. 75

Window boxes to brighten every sill. General tips for planting and caring for window boxes and seven suggested plant groupings, five for sunny locations and two for shady areas. Includes step-by-step photos on building a simple window box.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1987 (v.65#4) pg. 128

Window gardens. Five designs for floral window boxes suggested, along with growing tips.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1991 (v.69#5) pg. 22

Window-box gardens. Plant selection ideas and how to plant a window garden.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1994 (v.72#5) pg. 121

A guide to planting and care of colorful window boxes.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1997 (v.75#8) pg. 102

Inside looking out. Three inside decorative window treatments. (1) Planter box. (2) Shutters painted with crackle-finish. (3) Deep valance that mimics an awning.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1999 (v.77#4) pg. 70

Decorating a hobby room. Includes instructions for making an indoor window box and picket fence wainscoting.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1999 (v.77#5) pg. 80

Easy-to-make cedar window planter (window box) features a scalloped top edge. Made from an 8-ft. piece of 1"x6" cedar.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Sep 1998 (v.21#11) pg. 14

Window box features a curved (cylindrical) profile formed by nailing slats to solid end pieces.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1983 (v.6#8) pg. 25

Sturdy patio furniture built from cedar. Includes a bench, two patio tables, and a window box with holds three potted plants.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1985 (v.8#7) pg. 18, 28

Elegant windowbox made from butternut features frame-and-panel construction.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1994 (v.17#7) pg. 53

Window box built of wood is trimmed with decorative scrollwork. The wooden box surrounds a plastic plant box.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul-Aug 1996 (v.19#10) pg. 42

Window box design is an adaptation of a small Queen Anne planter with a cyma-curved front board.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Garden Book 1996 pg. 62

Window box made from lattice holds three 7" pots, but you can make it any size desired. Est. cost: $10.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 104, 157

Removable window flower box hangs on a wooden cleat fastened to the side of your house. Consists of a simple wooden frame supporting a plastic flower box tray.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #309 Jun 1990 (v.40#6) pg. 64

How to attach window boxes to the exterior of a brick house.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #369 Jun 1996 (v.46#6) pg. 8

Nature-watcher's window box has three tiers of containers and a trellis. Designed for plants that attract hummingbirds and butterflies.
FINE GARDENING #23 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 42

Window boxes to suit the season. Rotate plantings for year-round displays. Planting ideas for each of the four seasons.
FINE GARDENING #42 Mar-Apr 1995 pg. 47

A window box filled with potted plants. Ideas on new and unusual plant combinations. Construction plans for a 5-pot window box (46"x8"x8") with ornamental dentils on the front.
FINE GARDENING #61 May-Jun 1998 pg. 52

Window boxes. A guide to selection or construction of the box and planting it. Includes suggestions for choosing the best plants for long bloom, compactness and the right sun/shade conditions.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1988 (v.32#2) pg. 68

Wooden window box is constructed by nailing together stacks of 1"x2" western red cedar in an interlocking pattern with a Southwestern Indian motif.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul-Aug 1990 (v.34#4) pg. 44

Santa-Fe styled wooden window box features a Southwest design.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1995 (v.39#4) pg. 66

Window boxes. Steps for setting up a window box and lists of plants for window boxes with varying amounts of light.
FLOWER & GARDEN May-Jun 1997 (v.41#3) pg. 40

Windowscapes. How to select, hang and plant a window box. Four plans furnished. (1) Box for a west or south window. (2) Box for a shady area. (3) A winter window garden featuring broadleaf- and needled-evergreen shrubs and cool-season annuals. (4) A welcome mat of bright annuals.
GARDEN GATE #14 Apr 1997 pg. 8

Indoor windowbox. How to build a simple box and tips on planting several versions.
GARDEN GATE #24 Dec 1998 pg. 34

The pane and the ecstasy. How to construct and plant a simple window-box flower garden.
HARROWSMITH #103 May-Jun 1992 (v.17#1) pg. 70

Herbs with a view. How to create an imaginative window box full of healthy herbs. Tips on box selection and mounting, plant selection, planting and nurturing.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1998 (v.10#4) pg. 26

Windowbox gardens. Tips on building and planting a windowbox.
HOME MECHANIX #710 Jun 1987 (v.83) pg. 46

Bloom boxes. Simple window boxes are supported by decorative wood or metal brackets.
HOME MECHANIX #756 Jun 1991 (v.87) pg. 58

Two styles of homemade window boxes.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1984 (v.9#5) pg. 40

How to make window planters for lettuce or other small plants from lengths of aluminum eavetrough.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1978 (v.3#1) pg. 11

How to build window boxes. Tips on planting them.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1979 (v.4#3) pg. 66

Window boxes for shade. Planting options.
HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1997 (v.94#6) pg. 36

Two techniques for decorating purchased window boxes. (1) Floral motifs added add using tole painting techniques. (2) Ivy vine motif to print and paint.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1989 (v.34#3) pg. 52, 77

Easy-to-make window boxes. Four styles shown.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #471 Aug 1967 (v.63) pg. 118

Two styles of "windowbox" fit on a porch railing. (1) Made from aluminum rain gutter. (2) Made from redwood.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #646 Mar 1982 (v.78) pg. 98

Window box gardening. Tips on building a Victorian style window box and what plants to grow in them.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1981 (v.9#6) pg. 133

Traditional Victorian window boxes are described.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1990 (v.18#4) pg. 20

Two window boxes and a planter to build. First window box is slatted "log cabin" style. The second is a solid box built from textured plywood, as is the planter.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1979 (v.26#5) pg. 76

Tips on gardening in a window box and plans for building one.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1984 (v.31#6) pg. 34

Modular window box is made up of a series of individual boxes, each 8" square, that are fitted together in a staggered pattern.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1988 (v.35#11) pg. 71
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1990 (v.37#7) pg. 9

Grow a garden on your windowsill. Window box growing tips and design ideas.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1998 (v.45#5) pg. 22
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1998 (v.45#6) pg. 8

Hanging window box can be inside or outside window for year round use.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1964 (v.121#6) pg. 141

Self-watering window box has no bottom. Plant box rests in metal pan supported by wrought iron brackets.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1969 (v.132#1) pg. 171

Window boxes for plants are made from short lengths of aluminum or vinyl gutter material.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1981 (v.219#1) pg. 109

Nautical flower box is built of wood in the shape of a rowboat (36" long).
POPULAR WOODWORKING #78 May 1994 (v.13#6) pg. 70, 43 (Insert)

Simple redwood planter boxes to build and hang below your windows.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1988 (v.3#4) pg. 76

Window boxes for today. Tips on design and construction.
SUNSET Jun 1983 (v.170#6) pg. 90

Window box renaissance. Guidelines on box mounting, soil mix and plant selection.
SUNSET May 1996 (v.196#5) pg. 96

Windowbox gardening. Tips on choosing and mounting a box, plant selection, planting and care.
WORKBASKET Apr 1989 (v.54#6) pg. 49

Window box is made from wood and features a Southwest motif cut into the front.
WORKBENCH Jun-Jul 1994 (v.50#3) pg. 46