Gather multiple potted plants to create the splendor of an in-ground border in a spot where gardening is otherwise impossible. Using containers, you can fill a space with beautiful color and texture that rivals earthbound planting beds.
Front Door Container Gardens That Will Impress Guests
82 Creative Container Gardens: Pansies, Violas, Panolas, Grass, & Ivy - Southern Living Grass grows so easily. would be pretty in multi-layered pots. Chives would give the same look in an herb garden. Annuals mixed in with herbs might be pretty.
Container Planting Ideas - - This galvanized old pot contains four types of heat tolerant annuals requiring full sun. I used one spike and two each of the other three types. (Dracaena Spike Grass, Calibrachea, Trailling Petunias and Trailing Verbena)