Instead of placing candles on the edges, I think I'd make little hanging glass candle holders with LED solar lights.
// metal tins + hooks + towel bars = a fabulous hanging garden // herb garden?
Another fun idea for organising craft supplies and using less desk/counter space.
How to garden anywhere. On a vertical garden tower No room to garden? A vertical garden tower will give you plenty of space for edibles, and takes up very little room.