Good idea for multiple reasons: equisetum (horsetail, snake grass, puzzlegrass) (grow zone grows so quickly and make even the newest newbie of a gardener feel accomplished and happy. equisetum can get out invasive and a container will control it.
Morning glory porch screen -- You can't eat morning glories but you can use this idea to grow green bean plants that run, such as pole beans or half runners. It will make it easier to pick them plus provide some shade and privacy on your porch.
Glass Beads Dance in Your Garden It's hard not to smile when you see these sparkling Dancing Garden Jewels bobbing and swaying in the breeze. The multicolored glass beads are strung on flexible, stainless steel wires. "Plant" them anywhere in your garden.