Fall is coming and the growing season is winding down again. I wanted a way to keep the garden going, inside!
Making indoor windowsill windowboxes from gutters for my sunny windows was just the right plan for me.
Now I'll have fresh herbs all winter long and can keep on gardening, inside!
DIY ~ Windowsill Windowboxes From Gutters!
Measurement is key to this project. Measure your window's sill length and depth as they are not all the same. I used Home Depot's on-line inventory to find the gutter and other materials as I planned my project.
Materials needed: one 120 inch (10 feet) piece of white gutter, matching right and left end caps and a tube of caulk sealant. (I already owned a caulk gun, pliers and tin snips.) This was enough to make four planters at just a hair over $6.45 a piece!
Cutting, snapping on end caps and caulking are all that's required for this easy project!
I chose to fill my boxes with herbs but there are lots of other possibilities! Plus, you could spray paint them any color you choose or do decorative painting on the sides before planting!
Check out my blog by clicking on the link below to see more photographs and step-by-step directions!
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Published August 31st, 2014 7:48 AM
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