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Since we all love to get out and enjoy the beauty of Fall, your window boxes can be planted to reflect the colors of the Autumn season. Use your imagination or examine all the colors that surround you during this time of year. Start with a mix of mums, coleus, and varied leaf plants, or use a combination of varied leaf specimens instead of flowers and arrange them among green plants for an interesting fall look. Find some branches or twigs with dried berries to add a different effect. (Please don’t pick any gray berries on a vine like I did one beautiful November day. Turns out it was poison ivy!)
As fall turns into winter, press boughs of holly, pine, and ivy into your window boxes. This look lasts throughout the winter and will enhance your home during the months when most may not consider planting. An added feature for the holidays can include bright balls, pinecones, and a ribbon for color. Branches or twigs with red berries and solar or LED Christmas lights would be a perfect touch.