03/09/2013 09:42 am ET

7 Pretty Windowsill Gardens To Help Jump-Start The Spring Season (PHOTOS)

There's nothing that screams "springtime" more than a lovely garden. And even if you don't have backyard space of your own, you can still look forward to growing beautiful flowers, fresh herbs and lovely greenery... right on your window.

Windowsill gardens are a great way to put your green thumb to use and add some character to your home's exterior. And these small planters can be great for a beginner gardener to care for, and the best part is they can be installed inside or even outside any room you chose. Making them the perfect way to jump-start the upcoming season.

Click through our slideshow to get inspiration for growing your own and head over to Better Homes & Gardens for step-by-step instructions.

Windowsill Gardens

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