Green Thumb Sunday: Window box, New York City

NYC Window Box

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12 Responses to “Green Thumb Sunday: Window box, New York City”


  1. 1 Ginni December 9, 2007 at 10:03 am

    Since it’s so cold here in the QCA (16° at last check) you have no idea how wonderful it is to see green of any kind! And where there’s a dash of color splashed in, it’s even better!!

    Ginni

  2. 2 ahurst615 December 9, 2007 at 10:56 am

    What an interesting capture! Things are seen so differently through the eyes of a photographer! The way the building is situated makes it look like the perfect frame for that little flower box.

  3. 3 xrisfg December 9, 2007 at 11:21 am

    That’s why they put the building there.

  4. 4 Aiyana December 9, 2007 at 12:44 pm

    This is an interesting photo–a tiny window box in a huge structure. Happy GTS,
    Aiyana

  5. 5 farmingfriends December 9, 2007 at 4:02 pm

    The window is very ornate and the window box is colourful and looks pretty.
    Sara from farmingfriends

  6. 6 inadvertentgardener December 9, 2007 at 7:46 pm

    Ginni, yes — a little green is a good thing these days!

    ahurst615, that window box totally caught my eye from my friend’s apartment window — I’m glad I noticed it.

    xrisfg, that’s definitely one way to look at it.

    Aiyana, the residents of that apartment are definitely unwilling to give up on urban greenery.

    Sara, I love the details on that apartment building — it’s one thing I love about New York City — there are so many buildings with that kind of decoration.

  7. 7 chigiy December 10, 2007 at 2:28 am

    I love the architecture of the building, and the tiny little window box with that pop of color. Is this a recent photo? Are things still this green there?

  8. 8 inadvertentgardener December 10, 2007 at 9:35 am

    Chigiy, this was taken the weekend before Thanksgiving — it was very cold, so I was surprised those flowers were hanging in there, but there was still quite a bit of greenery around.

  9. 9 jennylitchfield December 10, 2007 at 11:15 am

    I enjoyed the photographic glimpse of city living and life and the vibrant picture story about the growers’ market.

  10. 10 Heather December 10, 2007 at 4:09 pm

    Ah, thanks for the date, I was wondering what southern section of New York City you were visiting. Yes, we in the southern Northeast (NYC, CT shoreline), had greenery up until Thanksgiving and then a cold snap hit and now it looks like winter out there, but no snow yet thank goodness! Some blog I read made reference to the complete lack of fall weather here — we really did go from Indian Summer to early winter in about a week — but that’s just New England for you!

  11. 11 kate smudges December 10, 2007 at 6:51 pm

    I can commiserate – seeing any green is wonderful. This window box is lovely – I like the stone sculpture underneath it. I wish I had windows like this.

  12. 12 inadvertentgardener December 13, 2007 at 1:39 pm

    Jennylitchfield, thanks so much for the kind comment!

    Heather, sounds like snow’s heading your way now…no escaping this time!

    Kate, yes — the windows are pretty amazing. I love all the details!


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