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Window boxes

by Rhiannon James

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credit: Shellaine Godbold

Finding the right container is key to creating a sensational window box display – we’ve picked our favourites.




  1. Cassetta Finestra terracotta window box planter, £325 from Italian Terrace,
  2. Citrus trough (medium), £108 from The Chelsea Gardener,
  3. Belton wall trough, £195 from Haddonstone,
  4. Basic terracotta window box, £45 from The Chelsea Gardener,





contemporary window boxes

  1. Corten steel trough planter, small, £69.99 from Primrose,
  2. Pallas black metal window box planter, £20 from Habitat,
  3. Fibreglass window box planter, gel coat white, £39.99 from Primrose,
  4. Knowles orange ceramic window box planter, £22 from Habitat,
  5. Elho loft urban trough, £14.49 from Webbs,
  6. Galvanised steel window box with optional wire hanger, £12.50 from Rockett St George,




vintage-style window boxes

  1. Factory picker’s box, £28 from Vincent and Barn,
  2. Tom Chambers hand-forged window box, £24.99 from Bents,
  3. Window box planter in willow, £15 from Cox & Cox,
  4. Window box, hand-woven wirework balconette, £195 from Garden Requisites,




pre-planted window boxes

  1. English Garden window box ready-planted with shrubs and flowers, £135 from The Balcony Gardener,
  2. Flowers for a summer window box collection, Dianthus ‘Green Trick’ and Erigeron karvinskianus ‘Sea of Blossom’, £15.95 from Sarah Raven,
  3. Window box garden including green beans, lettuce, mizuna, beetroot, mustard, parsley and chives, £24.99 from Rocket Gardens,




indoor window boxes


  1. Herbivore indoor planter, £45 from Bouf,
  2. Jardiniere Interior Blume, €175 from KSL Living,
  3. Aggplanta planter, £4 from Ikea,
  4. Blue mini cold frame, £19.95 from dotcomgiftshop,
  5. Herb pots in a tray, £14.95 from greenhouse sensation,
  6. Sotcitron self-watering plant pot, £10 from Ikea,

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