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Window Boxes Abbeville LA

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The Home Depot
(337)839-5526
213 Saint Nazaire Rd
Broussard, LA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Lowe's of Abbeville
337-892-4911
2700 Charity Street Abbeville, LA, 70510
Abbeville, LA
 
Lowe's
(337) 892-4911
2700 Charity Street
Abbeville, LA
Hours
M-SA 7 am - 9 pm
SU 8 am - 7 pm

Cajun True Value Hardware
(337) 643-7851
607 E 1st St
Kaplan, LA
 
Double "w" True Value Hardware
(337) 981-7494
108 Brumley Road
Duson, LA
 
The Home Depot
(337)989-0911
3721 Ambassador Caffery
Lafayette, LA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Star True Value Hardware
(337) 893-1824
300 State St
Abbeville, LA
 
Arthurs Enterprises Inc
(337) 685-2667
410 Canal St.
Delcambre, LA
 
Davids True Value Hardware
(337) 233-8743
3120 W Pinhook Rd
Lafayette, LA
 
Fastenal- Broussard
337-839-5553
3407 Hwy 90E Broussard, LA, 70518
Broussard, LA
 

Building Window Boxes


Window Boxes

window box window box Many houses' styles are brightened and improved with colorful flowers in window boxes. These boxes are simple to build and in a weekend you can dress up your home and add the color and beauty the flowers can bring.

There are a variety of approaches you can use. I will discuss these two in this article.

Planting directly in the box.

I have used this method for many years. The box holds the dirt directly inside it, and therefore should be made of pressure treated wood. I have tried cedar, but it didn't last as long as the pressure treated wood. The soil and peat moss is added to the box and freshened each year and the flowers do just fine. This is a relatively simple approach.

Planting in a planter inside a box.

If you build the box to hold a planter you can make the box out of any wood although I would use pressure treated wood at least for the bottoms and the inside should be painted as well as the outside. The advantage here is you can lift the planter out of the box to pot the plants and change out the soil. I think this method is best for second story windows or any window too high to get to from the ground.

Determining the size

To make your planter, it will have to be custom designed for your windows. And this of course, besides the cost and pleasure of doing it yourself is why you will want to make them in the first place. The box should be as wide as the window and frame including tr...

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