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.



24-96" Lengths

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

Wrought Iron

24-72" Lengths

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


24-72" Lengths

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


24-72" Lengths

Economical yet durable
Lightweight; ideal for railings, decks
Customizable; suitable for many decors

Cellular PVC 

24-72" Lengths

Lightweight, heavy duty
Resists moisture damage, won't rot, warp
Customizable; suitable for many decors


24-72" Lengths

Weather resistant powder coat finish
Heavy duty; flowerpot and liner options
Suitable for many decors

100% Copper

24-72" Lengths

Snail and insect deterrent
Richly patinas to blue-grey over time
Customizable; timeless elegance


24-72" Lengths

Durable, cost effective
Lighter weight; ideal for railings
Customizable; suitable for liners and flower pots

Direct Mount 

For PVC, wrought iron and vinyl window planters
Pre-drilled holes for approiate bolt hardware
Ideal for stucco, wood, brick or masonry

Cleat Mount

Easy to install/remove
Attach cleat to wall then slip planter over
Ideal for frequent replantings

Railing Brackets

Brackets fit snugle on fence or balcony railings
For heavier planter boxes, secure with cable ties
Increase curb appeal continuinty with design

Wall Brackets

Simple or decorative
Made from iron or wood
Two or more brackets required depending on planter size

Water Reservoirs

Waters through capillary actions
Keeps roots healthy for up to 2 week
Prevents root rot

PlanterWell GrowBrownies

Retains moisture
Irrigates starter seedlings effectively
Available in bricks or "crumbs"

Window Box Liners

Provides replanting convenience
Adds attractive element to cage window box systems
Extends life of wooden planter boxes

Fertilizers, Soil Amendments

Boosts plants and floral yields
Enriches soil with nutrients organically
Adds to soil moisture

Faux Bracket Hardware

Adds architectural detail
Boosts curb appeal
Provides cohesive design element

Buying Guide