olive trees in courtyard. Evergreen, soft grey tones, hardy and easily shaped. My husband really wants one of these in our garden so he can have an "on-tap" supply of olives and a reminder of my Italian roots.
Make a Pallet Flower Display: Pretty up a boring backyard corner with this pallet-turned-display case. Fill with an array of potted plants in the summer, then switch to pumpkins or pinecones for the autumn months.