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DIY
Patriotic Window Box - 2 Ways

Patriotic Window Box #1

Full Sun Project
Project time: 30 minutes per design

Show your patriotic pride by adorning your window with a window box planted with red, white, and blue flowers.

Step 1. Choose a window box with a size and design to suit your home style. Be sure that the window box has holes for good drainage.

Step 2. Fill the box 2/3 full of potting soil. Sprinkle in a handful of Dr. Earth Root Zone organic starter fertilizer and mix it up with the soil.

Step 3. Remove your plants from their pots and arrange them in the window box.

Step 4. Fill in around their root balls with additional potting soil. Water in well.

window box filled with red, white and blue flowers

Recipe

  • A - Geranium, red
  • B - Evolvulus 'Blue Daze'
  • C - Salvia, blue
  • D- Angelonia, white
  • E- Euphorbia 'Diamond Frost'
window box layout

Patriotic Window Box #2

Full Sun Project
Project time: 30 minutes

Here's another recipe using red and white blooms for a high-contrast yet casual window box.

window box filled with red and white flowers

Recipe

  • A - Petunia, white
  • B - Petunia, red
  • C - Variegated Vinca Minor
  • D- Geranium, red
  • Mini flag for patriotic flare
window box layout

Shopping List

  • Window box of your choice
  • Red, white and blue flowers of your choice
  • Pike Potting Soil, 1 cu. ft. bag
  • Dr. Earth's Root Zone organic starter fertilizer, 1lb or 4lb bag