what will grow - Knowledgebase Question

toms river, n.
Question by ssoucy01
June 14, 2007
i have a window box with a over hang roof over it. it get no sun .what can i plant in the window box that will look nice and grow?

Answer from NGA
June 14, 2007


Some annuals that do well in shade include impatiens and caladiums. You could also use English ivy for another texture and to add a trailing element. Make sure the window box has drainage holes in the bottom and use a good quality potting mix formulated for container plants. Water as needed to keep the soil evenly moist like a wrung out sponge, not sopping wet and not dried out.

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