Alfresco LivingContemporary Patio, Seattle
Photography by: Alex Hayden
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8. Use a wooden one to harvest rainwater. Companies like Aaron's Rain Barrels repurpose old whiskey barrels into rain barrels. While I'm all for reusing rainwater no matter what, these are a lot more attractive than their plastic cousins.
Set up a cut-flower station. Whether you are toting home armfuls of flowers from the farmer's market or cutting in your own garden, a designated flower arranging area is a delight well worth making room for. Clear off a bit of table space, gather your favorite tools and containers, and get to work!