I love the idea of using baskets in soft-grey rattan for planting. These have been simply lined with plastic bin bags, with their bottoms pierced for drainage. Full details on Modern Country Style blog: Leopoldina Haynes' Small Garden
Cosmos 'Sonata Hot Pink Mixed' - Large, daisy-like flowerheads, that come in an array of white and pink shades, appear non-stop throughout the summer and right up until the first frosts. Superb as border plants, they will also flourish in large pots - and their fine, feathery foliage is also attractive.