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Window Boxes Columbus NE

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Mead Lumber
(402) 564-9411
1158 26th Ave
Columbus, NE
 
Columbus Ace Hardware & Garden Ctr
(402) 564-0995
1460 33rd Ave
Columbus, NE
 
Columbus - Auth Hometown
(402) 562-7068
4300 23Rd St
Columbus, NE
Store Hours
Hometown Dealers
Store Type
Hometown Dealers
Hours
Mon:9-18
Tue:9-18
Wed:9-18
Thu:9-18
Fri:9-18
Sat:8-17
Sun:12-17
Store Features
Mon:9-18
Tue:9-18
Wed:9-18
Thu:9-18
Fri:9-18
Sat:8-17
Sun:12-17

True Value
(402) 367-3810
443 North 4th
David City, NE
 
True Value
(800) 642-7392
443 N 4TH St
David City, NE

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Fastenal- Columbus
402-564-5131
1620 East 23rd Street Columbus, NE, 68601
Columbus, NE
 
Foster Lumber Company
(402) 564-3812
2223 13th Street
Columbus, NE
 
Sack Lumber Company
(402) 367-3049
566 5th St.
David City, NE
 
Werner Do it Best Hardware
(402) 923-0727
313 Main Street
Humphrey, NE
 
The Home Depot
(402)328-9669
6800 South 70th Street
Lincoln, NE
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

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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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