"This lovely outdoor succulent table made from scrap wood was cut to allow room for planting a row of succulents right down the middle. Now that is a great centerpiece idea!" -- and provokes some thinking about decking too!
Garden design by carolyn mullet: Plant stairs with succulents - this actually works very well, the succulents thrive on the heat from the stone in summer. If you periodically wash the stairs off with a hose, that's enough water for the plants.