Paint pots to match your door. This is quite possibly the easiest way to make your front entrance feel put together: Cluster flowerpots in the same hue as your front door on the stoop. Stick with odd numbers and vary the sizes of the pots for a more casual look. For a formal entrance, choose two giant, identical pots to flank the door
Try hanging a window box from the front window and installing a handsome lantern beside the door
Draw the eye up with hanging baskets. Big hanging pots of ferns look bountiful and lush, and can handle the shade under an eave. Be sure to choose pots that are on the large side, and hang them about two-thirds of the way up from the porch floor — small pots hung too high look awkward.
This is just a small bin with holes drilled on the bottom and sides. I throw kitchen scraps and yard waste in here, put the top on, and use a bungee cord to keep the raccoons out.
A steel trash can holds a tree, adding height as well as the ability to move it around to other parts of the yard.
Galvanized steel, a material also used throughout the interior, reappears in the garden in the form of trash cans used as planters.
I used an inexpensive steel horse trough as a planter,” she says. The troughs are combined with painted salvaged wine barrels so she can grow a wide variety of vegetables and herbs