concrete raised garden beds how-to.. I'd paint the concrete blocks and also plant in the holes or fill it with something purdy. - protractedgarden
CINDER BLOCK STAIRS...use dirt and some "step-able" plants for a greener area! I'd also add some decking wood with a dark stain to the tops of each step and paint the bricks.
5 Ways to Use Cinder Blocks in the Garden • Lots of creative projects, ideas and tutorials! Including, from 'sustainable urban living', these fabulous concrete block steps.