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Window box

Window boxes not only add permanent interest to bland architecture, they also bring year round color to important visible areas.

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kacki38771 wrote:
Conical shaped bushes...what are they? - What are the Conical-shaped evergreen shrubs/bushes on the left and back of the picture? I am looking for something about that size, but I don't want them too tall.
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They are called 'Emerald Gem' Arborvitae
August 13, 2012 at 5:29AM   
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Kathleen McDaniel wrote:
Exterior house and dark trim color?
   Comment   May 27, 2012
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One of the world's best interior designers, Jimmy Sellars, mixed these colors. Unfortunately he doesn't give out his secrets.
July 9, 2012 at 2:03PM   
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Amy Renea added this to Window Boxes Captivate on the Curb
When planting a window box, consider planting vining or trailing plants. Softening the edges of the box and the straight lines of your home, these plants work double duty. They can also act as a bridge between the home and garden. Notice how these plants seem to be reaching toward the garden beds, creating a fully integrated look between the two.
Boxwood or Box(Buxus spp)Boxwood hedging has always been the traditional plant used in dwarf hedging, and though it has its drawbacks, it is still the best general-purpose plant for this type of hedging. Boxwood can be prone to the fungal disease Cylindrocladium buxicola, or box blight. This is prevalent in the U.K. and spreading in the U.S. USDA zones: 5 to 9 (find your zone)Water requirement: Drought resistant; requires well-drained soilLight requirement: Prefers partial or full shade; can be scorched by sunMature size: 18 to 36 inches tallPlanting tips: Plant in well-drained soil. Boxwood benefits from an application of fertilizer and a mulch after clipping in spring.Good alternatives to box are Japanese holly (Ilex crenata) and box honeysuckle (Lonicera nitida).

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Backwood, fertilize in the spring after pruning.
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larger boxwood on corners, smaller between
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Boxwood - low growing hedge.
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for upstairs window behind house, with planters
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for square by living room - the pines with the fountain
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