Tomato plants flourish in straw bales, and no weeds or weeding! Check out the straw-bale gardening movement that has become one of this summer's hottest gardening trends. (AP Photo/Cool Springs Press, Tracy Walsh/Poser Design) Wonder if this would work?
Turn a boring chain link fence into a work of art. Artist Katie Daniels did this installation. The original site seems to be gone, but you could do something similar by wrapping wire and metal grilles or by yarn bombing a fence.