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Window Boxes Brainerd MN

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The Home Depot
(218)829-0341
7207 Foley Road
Baxter, MN
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Fastenal- Baxter
218-825-1906
7548 Industrial Park Rd Baxter, MN, 56425
Baxter, MN
 
Crosby True Value
(218) 546-6426
225 W Main
Crosby, MN
 
Deerwood True Value
(218) 534-3162
23682 Front St
Deerwood, MN
 
The Home Depot
(763)422-1200
3550 124th Ave NW
Coon Rapids, MN
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Ace Hardware
(218) 829-5476
214 W Washington St, Between the bridge & Walgreen's on Washington St.
Brainerd, MN
 
Brainerd - Auth Hometown
(218) 824-9313
15910 Edgewood Drive
Baxter, MN
Store Hours
Hometown Dealers
Store Type
Hometown Dealers
Hours
Mon:9-20
Tue:9-20
Wed:9-20
Thu:9-20
Fri:9-20
Sat:9-18
Sun:11-17
Store Features
Mon:9-20
Tue:9-20
Wed:9-20
Thu:9-20
Fri:9-20
Sat:9-18
Sun:11-17

Carlson Hardware Of Nisswa
(218) 963-7645
25673 Main Street
Nisswa, MN
 
Timber Building Supplies & Ace Hdwe
(218) 678-2063
14506 State Highway 6
Deerwood, MN
 
The Home Depot
(763)795-2060
99 Northtown Drive
Blaine, MN
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

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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