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10 Easy Pieces: Metal Window Boxes

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GardeningIssue 15 — Sustainable Design
Michelle Slatalla April 9, 2018

After we posted a story about some of our favorite wooden window boxes, a reader named Chris asked us to suggest some metal window boxes, as well: “It’s hard to find simple, attractive ones; they all seem to have curlicues and dragonflies and whatnot.”  For you, Chris, here are 10 metal options for windowsills or balcony railings—including zinc-plated, Cor-ten steel, galvanized steel, and powder-coated—not an embossed dragonfly in sight.

Woodworking Planshow to Woodworking Plans for Readers, is there a garden accessory or tool you’d like us to help you hunt down? Tell us about it in the comments section below and we may feature it in an upcoming 10 Easy Pieces post.

Cor-ten Steel

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Above: A 23.5-inch Girona Patina Rectangular Planter is made of galvanized steel with a nontoxic paint to simulate a Cor-ten steel finish. It is $26.95 from CB2.
Above: A Cor-ten Steel Window Box Planter comes in two lengths (36 and 48 inches) at prices from $134.99 to $164.99 at Veradek.
Above: A weighty 47-pound Cor-ten Ranch Planter is 46 inches long and might be better placed on the ground beneath a window than on a sill; contact Planterworx for pricing and availability.

Zinc

Above: A Vence Window Box, available in two sizes (approximately 23.5 and 35.5 inches), is made of weatherproof zinc-plated steel; £35 and £50 at Garden Trading.
Above: A Grey Zinc Window Box available in two lengths (23.75 and 35.5 inches); $17.99 and $24.99 at Jamali Garden.
Above: A Zinc Window Box measuring about 31.5 inches wide is £27.50 from Amazon UK.

Galvanized Steel

Above: A Galvanized Steel Balcony Box has vertical grooves for added stability against wind. Available in 69.5 and 89.5 centimeter lengths; €23.50 and €31 at Manufactum. A Galvanized Steel Balcony Box Holder is sold separately in two sizes; €38 and €40.
Above: A shallow Galvanised Steel Planter Trough also is good to grow “ice and drinks at parties,” notes retailer Garden Trading. It measures nearly 31.5 inches long and about 6.7 inches deep (at this depth, we suggest using it as a container for potted plants) and is £24.
Above: A galvanized Socker flower box from Ikea is powder-coated and can hang from a balcony railing; $11.99.
Above: A 30-inch Galvanized Metal Planter Box with rounded corners is for 1 last update 2020/06/06 made of iron; $59.99 from Pottery Barn.
For more window box options, see 10 Easy Pieces: Wooden Window Boxes. And find more outdoor accessories, from Round Wood Dining Tables to Portable Greenhouses, in our newly updated 10 Easy Pieces archives.
Above: A Galvanized Steel Balcony Box has vertical grooves for added stability against wind. Available in 69.5 and 89.5 centimeter lengths; €23.50 and €31 at Manufactum. A Galvanized Steel Balcony Box Holder is sold separately in two sizes; €38 and €40.
Above: A shallow Galvanised Steel Planter Trough also is good to grow “ice and drinks at parties,” notes retailer Garden Trading. It measures nearly 31.5 inches long and about 6.7 inches deep (at this depth, we suggest using it as a container for potted plants) and is £24.
Above: A galvanized Socker flower box from Ikea is powder-coated and can hang from a balcony railing; $11.99.
Above: A 30-inch Galvanized Metal Planter Box with rounded corners is made of iron; $59.99 from Pottery Barn.
For more window box options, see 10 Easy Pieces: Wooden Window Boxes. And find more outdoor accessories, from Round Wood Dining Tables to Portable Greenhouses, in our newly updated 10 Easy Pieces archives.

Wondering what to plant in your window box this spring? See our curated guides to Edible Plants 101, including growing guides for herbs such as Parsley, Chives, Sweet Basil, and Thyme. See more inspiration and companion plants for window boxes.

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Socker Flower Box

Woodworking Planshow to Woodworking Plans for $14.99 USD from Ikea
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Grey Zinc Window Box

$17.99 USD from Jamali Garden Supplies
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Corten Steel Window Box Planter

$134.99 USD Woodworking Planshow to Woodworking Plans for from Veradek

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