I would've never thought to use river rock at the base of potted plants/at the edges of the patio, but maybe that could work. A larger, flat top rock could even act as a riser for a led candle lantern, etc.
Creative DIY garden container ideas - repurposed birdcage with succulents. I love the idea of using a bird cage as a planter.
Serenity and Rose Quartz Style /Leah