I could make something like this for our patio with all the pretty beach pebbles I've been collecting! -Original pebble/rock art depicting a string of flowers (all natural materials including reclaimed wood, pebbles, twigs)
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All you need is a small amount of vertical space around a balcony or an open window which can hang or store a vertical array of drink bottles that can grow all your herbs and lettuce easily. Recycle as many of your plastic drink containers.