Ten Tips: From Rundown Rental to Chic Starter Home Transform your patio into your outdoor living room. Garden stools, string lights, wall decor, and an outdoor area rug make this space prime for unwinding.
Plant Lush Layers Here’s a favorite combination: lower layer of deep-purple ground cover that won’t exceed 12 inches tall, a medium layer of flaming orange bromeliads and feathery green cycads, and an uppermost canopy of palms.
Useful in gardens, tomato cages are also ripe for repurposing as pretty plant stands. Cut off the spiky feet with a clipper, then spray-paint the cage gold. Set it on its wide end, and fit a pot inside. - Gardening Is Life