The posts on this page are from a variety of Salem blogs and the views expressed are those of the individual blog author.

July 17th, 2016

Be a Part of Salem’s Beautification

Green thumbs or not, the residents and businesses of Salem are being invited to once again take part in the annual Window Box Competition. What is a Window Box? It is just as it sounds, a container in the shape of a box, showcasing live flowers or plan…

July 20th, 2015

Creative Window Boxes To Be Honored For Helping Beautify Salem

Windows have an artistic value beyond the utilitarian of keeping cold out and letting fresh air in. Walk down any street in Salem and you’ll see windows as the backdrop and support for creative & colorful flowered window boxes. To honor the businesses and homes that go the extra mile to help beautify Salem, the […]

July 21st, 2014

Contest Looking to Grow New Crop of Window Boxes

Window boxes are next up to be honored in Salem. Window boxes? Yes, the long narrow box in which flowers and other plants are grown and then placed on an outside windowsill— Salem has been holding an annual Window Box Competition since 1993. And this year is no different as Mayor Kimberley Driscoll, The Salem […]

July 15th, 2013

Window Boxes Flower All Over Salem

What is one of the first things you see when looking at houses in Salem Ma? Shutters? Doors? Windows? Mostly likely it is a colorful window box. Salem is well known for this lively bit of exterior appendage to our structures. And to encourage as well a…