Winter Flower Boxes: Tips On Creating Winter Window Boxes

By Liz Baessler If you live in an apartment with no yard to speak of, the prospect of gardening might seem unattainable. You can have flowers and fresh vegetables all summer long, though, with urban window box gardens. As long as your window receives light, you can tend your own mini garden in the privacy of your own apartment. But what do you do with it when winter comes? How do you keep it from looking drab? Keep reading to learn more about window flower boxes in winter. Creating Winter Window Boxes The first thing to remember when creating winter window boxes is that some plants will keep producing and even perform better after a frost. Swiss chard, kale, parsley, and mint will all thrive through a frosty autumn. You can plant them in late summer, when hotter weather plants start dying. Alternatively, if you plant everything in grow bags,

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