Rethink the Walls- Vertical gardens aren't new, but living walls have gained newfound popularity. If you don't want to tend a garden on a wall, you can use an espaliered tree to soften a patio's border.
10 Design Ideas For A Tiny Edible Garden: Exercise restraint -“You can have almost anything in a garden that has crisp, clean hardscaping,” Cobbs says. They created planting beds out of food-safe Cor-ten steel. Decomposed granite forms the paths.
Use Bromeliads of different colors and heights and layer them as shown here. Bromeliads do well in full sun on the cooler windward side of the Hawaiian Islands.on the dry Lee side, they need to be in part shade.
Snake plants and bromeliads make a strikingly beautiful combination in a planter alongside a modern glass staircase. As an added bonus the snake plants are one of the better plants at filtering out formaldehyde, which is found in many household products.