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Posted on 21 September 2008 by urbangardencasual.com

Window Box Gardens: What to Grow and What Not to Grow

By Cindy Naas

A friend has recently become interested in gardening.

He’s growing a few herbs in pots on a very small front porch, but has three sets of bow windows on the west side of his home.

He asked me to come up with a list of veggies which would be appropriate for growing in window boxes, and that is an interesting question.

Window boxes have their own set of challenges, but there are many people who have no other access to growing anything. These planters are Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on 15 July 2008 by urbangardencasual.com

Top Herbs for Windowsill Gardens

By Vanessa Richins

Is a windowsill the only space available for a garden?

Never fear, there are still options for you. Among other plants, herbs are some of the perfect plants to fit in small spaces.

An added bonus is if it is a kitchen windowsill – the herbs are right where you need them for cooking.

Be sure to harvest only some of the plant at a time so the plant can continue growing properly. Here are some of my top suggestions for windowsill herb gardens.

1) Cilantro/Coriander

Did you know that coriander comes from Read the rest of this entry »

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