Sweet vertical garden: Green Wall on a shoestring. Ivy climes a mesh of net, sitting in regular pots on the ground. What a nice way to achieve semi-privacy. From permaculture consultant Cecelia Macauley. Peas or beans
For my little patio! Take Advantage of Texture Big, bold tropical plants create a lush feel. Their large leaves can change the scale of a small space to help it feel larger. (Plus, many tropical plants are super cool!
Bamboo is a dramatic specimen plant when grown in a large container (where it can't escape). It makes a perfect, fast-growing screen. -- Name: Phyllostachys aurea -- Size: To 20 feet or more -- Growing Conditions: Full sun and moist, but well-drained soil