A Framed Lobelia. Like the framed hanging basket idea. Use turquoise or purple Mor Perfect idea for front porch: eye hooks in old frame, hang frame with jute from hook, and center basket filled with favorite shade lovers
Dont throw out the water your boil your eggs in. This water contains tons of calcium that your plants will love. Just let the water cool and dump it on your plants. I also save my egg shells, rinse them out real well, smash them up then mix them with dirt
How to Make a Petunia Tower -- Basically, it's a ring of galvanized fencing lined with landscape fabric, then filled with potting soil. The petunias were planted through slits in the landscape fabric. This looks like a pretty easy do-it-yourself project!