Window Box Buying Guide

Easy Curb Appeal Solutions
By adding attractive window box planters you can grow edibles and create colorful window privacy too.

Our easy-to-use Window Box Buying Guide will help you get started.

Increasing curb appeal to your home is more than adding an aesthetic element to make your home beautiful. By beautifying your home's exterior with decorations and cost-effective landscaping, you also increase property value, enhancing your neighborhood in the process. Yet other benefits can be significant. In the buying guide, you will learn a step-by-step selection process - from how to measure for planter boxes to what is the best, long-lasting material to choose, with additional curb appeal ideas suggested in the mix. It's just that easy!

Regular Window Sizes

Without Shutters

Measure your window from left to right, choose a size up to 8" longer.







Regular Window Sizes

With Shutters

Measure your window from left to right and measure the width of your shutters. Choose a window box that protrudes up to 1/3 of your shutters.





Multiple Windows

Without Shutters

Measure your windows from left to right including spaces between them. Choose sizes for individual windows or one long planter. This is a personal preference for each homeowner.




Lightweight, durable, won't rot, warp, bow
Endures weather extremes without damage
Customizable; suitable for many decors

Wrought Iron

Powder coated for weather resistance
Versatile use with pots, liners
Customizable; conveys old world charm

Cellular PVC

Looks like a real wood planter
Resists moisture damage, won't rot, warp
Customizable; suitable for many decors


Cedar and Redwood resists bugs and rot
Natural organic gardening container
Sustainably sourced


Durable, cost effective, rust resistant
Lighter weight; ideal for railings
Customizable; suitable for liners


Snail and slug deterrent, rust resistant
Richly patinas to blue-grey over time
Customizable; timeless elegance


Complete variety of wall and railing hardware

Designed to work with our window boxes

Most shapes and sizes accommodated 

Self Watering Reservoirs

Designed to fit inside most window boxes

Easy to install, water naturally wicks

Fill with water only once every 1-2 weeks

Outdoor Rated Flowers

Recipe for DIY install of faux flowers

UV rated for outdoor use

Perfect for hard to water/reach areas