I recently stopped to smell the roses, and went on a walk with my littles in NW Portland.
What inventive container gardening we found. Metal farm troughs used as vegetable beds beside a steep driveway:
Of course the neighbor gets in on the act:
Glazed tall containers mixed into established plantings:
And old-school wooden raised beds, not hidden behind garden gates but on display in the grass strip:
Lots of roses:
And textural ground covers mimicking roses: