to Make Two Beautiful Autumn Compositions |

Autumn invites itself to the landscape and gardens with their dazzling colors. The window sills and balconies are not to be compromised and this is the perfect opportunity to bring originality and warm colors to them! Indeed, don’t hesitate to take advantage of the still mild temperatures of the season to make beautiful fall flower boxes. You can make the most original window boxes between the selection of containers and plants.

1) A window box full of goodies

There are many berry plants in the fall (note that not all are edible). Choose a zinc or rattan pot to add to flowering, berry or grass plants. In a window box full of goodies, we recommend adding Skimm with purple buttons, red mini-flowers of cyclamen and Pennisetum alopecuroides which brings a contrast of greenery. You can also integrate a strawberry plant that increases volume thanks to its runners. Decorate the surface by adding stones or slate.

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2) Autumn window box full of colors

Autumn days can sometimes be gloomy. So don’t hesitate to decorate the facade of your house by bringing warm brilliant colors to the windows or balconies. Choose a cup-shaped pot and add a mini tree with it Cupressus macrocarpa The main topic is “Goldcrest”. Then garnish with orange chrysanthemums, red gerberas and small apple balls. More Zantedeschia From New Zealand to support the branches of the mini-tree with its white cones and lift them upwards. Finally, in contrast to everything, it adds a maritime cineraria that softens the whole with its silver-gray tones.

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Don’t forget to adjust the exposure and watering for each plant. Collect plants that need the same growing conditions to thrive together. If the plant dies, replace it with another root ball. It is ideal to choose plants that value both sun and half shade.