5 Gal bucket wrapped in burlap held in place by twine - interesting planter idea Thin king this could be really cute in oil cloth as well. Think I found a solution for the bazillion 6 gallon buckets I have ion my deck trying to grow tomatoes.
Elf house on a tree! That would be cute in the garden, especially in the tree over grown with ivy. How about some battery tea lights in the windows during outdoor parties. I hear the fairies/elves whispering "home school project" in my ear.
Going to try this- Amazing Organic Weed Killer Spray. gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar c table salt tsp Dawn liquid dish soap Mix and pour into a spray bottle Spray weeds thoroughly. It makes gallon and worked better than Round Up
Colorful Furniture -- Add pizzazz to a plain deck w/ colorful furniture. Mix & match chairs of a similar style in a variety of colors. Here, bright purples, blues, reds, & oranges fill the deck w/ summer colors.
If your deck or patio is partially covered, drape lengths of fabric or canvas between the joists to create shade. Space out the pieces of fabric for a more transparent look, and add lights to illuminate the space at night.