How to age, and add a patina or rust to small metal items. Fill a plastic or glass container half full of vinegar, and sprinkle in approximately 1tsp salt. Drop in keys, clips, hinges, watch parts, locks... any metal you want to 'age'. Leave soaking overnight. Repeat the process if desired. Given enough time and exposure almost all metal will age beautifully.
Raised Planter - The hinged lid allows for quick access, as well as easy venting. Hoop house plastic can be rolled up in the summer to keep rain off tomatoes, or removed entirely during the hot months.