What a cool idea this is! Outdoor Chandelier: Replace the light bulbs in an old chandelier with inexpensive solar lights & hang it from a tree branch. You'll have gorgeous outdoor lighting without having to hook up electricity.
Ground Cover Creeping Sedum - fast-spreading, drought tolerant and easy to keep in check. It grows in the hot, full sun or in the shade. It doesn't seem to have any special soil requirements. In June, it's covered with tiny yellow flowers.
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