Love this idea for those who recycle...those who don't can still get an idea for just the can. I don't necessarily need the garden growing on top.
Hide the trash bins/recycling
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Bike shed and log store combined with the added bonus of a green roof!
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use a trellis to hide the view of a heater/rain barrel collection/other unsightly thing from the street
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Perfect storage solution for outside, half height version would be good for wheelie bins
Oversized ceramic planters can sell for hundreds of dollars. Jill Krause of Baby Rabies used round trash cans ($15 each) to get a similar look for less.
Sometimes just an architectural element or two can make all the difference when developing a modern design.