Build a Bog Container

Build a bog window box for your marshy soil loving plants for perfect window viewing.

| March 2018

  • carniverous plants
    Fill your window bog with insect eating carniverous plants.
    Photo by Ryan Benoit
  • best plants window box
    “How to Window Box” by Chantal Aida Gordon and Ryan Benoit, helps readers to create the right window box based on their needs.
    Courtesy of Clarkson Potter

  • carniverous plants
  • best plants window box

How to Window Box: Small-Space Plants to Grow Indoors or Out (Clarkson Potter, 2018), by Chantal Aida Gordon and Ryan Benoit teaches readers how to build the right window box to fit their individual needs. The window boxes vary from low water and light to high water and light. Grow a convenient window box full of lettuce for easy chopping or a box with detoxifying plants to clean the air they are in. This excerpt is located in, “The Window Bog.”

Create a Bog

The Window Bog - “Grow Insect Eating Plants in a Window Bog”

You Will Need



• Gardening clippers or sharp scissors

• 1/4-inch (3/8-inch outer diameter) × 6 inches polyethylene tubing






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