Make a container water garden on your deck or porch for under $40! You can even have fish in it. DIY container water garden tutorial at www.whatsurhomestory.com
great shade pot...
Hanging bags of annuals on fence.... like this idea since they're once a year flowers... will make it easier to clean up at the end of the summer..... http://ourfairfieldhomeandgarden.com/newark-garden-tour-2013/