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Self-watering planter made from recycled bottles. (I'd want to try this with a 2-liter plastic bottle, and cut the top off, so I could get the root system out intact for transplants.)
This would look really cute on your back patio, with a short, iron fence/gate to keep the doglets in, and a small fountain positioned for viewing from inside the den/family room.
Summer Planters. Plant flowers in large planters among bushes. Large iron accent pieces in the garden. Obelisk-type pieces look great!