Wrap some baker's twine or other string around a wooden block to create a graphic textured stamp. -can also use rubber bands- Stamp on inside of paper bags from grocery store or paper that comes in mailed packages, use as wrapping paper.
Get a large section of PVC pipe drill large holes wherever you would like to place a plant. Fill pipe with topsoil. Place pipe inside large container or attach to wall and cap bottom of pipe. Water from the top.
How to Propagate Fall Perennials into Spring Plants