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Suggestions for window boxes - not mums!

Posted by sandra_christie 7 Annapolis (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 29, 07 at 15:27

I have lots of window boxes which looked great up until recently, but my petunias have completely died out. I thought they loved hot weather, but these are completely gone. Must not have watered enough. Any ideas what I can pop in there to replace them to add some color until frost? What do you have going in window boxes that are still looking good?


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RE: Suggestions for window boxes - not mums!

I had the same problem and replaced some things with annual vinca. The only place I have been able to find it is Walmart.


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RE: Suggestions for window boxes - not mums!

Geraniums.


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RE: Suggestions for window boxes - not mums!

What ever annuals Walmart or Lowes' still have. After all we are talking about plants that are going to go south in about 4 1/2 months. Why spend a lot of money? Or try your local farmer's market--both Kensington and Takoma Park near me still have sellers with some annuals.


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