Req: Windowbox suggestions

Gary V. Deutschmann, Sr. raiar at inlink.com
Sat Jan 6 14:31:07 EST 1996


bartel at jimmy.harvard.edu (Holly Bartel) wrote:

>As superintendents of an apartment building in Boston, my husband need
>to beautify the window boxes.  One side of the building gets very little
>light, only 2-3 hours direct, during the summer.  Most of the time the
>windowboxes will be shaded.  Any good suggestions?  I was hoping to find
>some flowering plants combined with some "ivy-type" plants to create
>some color, height and textural differences.  Many thanks in advance,
>I've never done windowbox gardening before - Holly

Windowbox gardening can be fun and easy if you stick with the basic
hydroponic and/or hydroculture techniques as described in numerous
volumes of textbooks at the library.  For annuals and blooming plants
use hydroponics, for the ivy and perennial plants go with proven
hydroculture techniques.

Gary






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