1 of 100 Container Gardening Ideas - Hostas, Violas & Blue Phlox - Consider using a cast-concrete pool for a miniature garden. Because these pools are made to accommodate plumbing, there are already holes in the bottom that allow for drainage
Sedum sarmentosum - Spreads rapidly, almost invasive. Good for extremely poor soils. Idea for planting along ditch. Stringy stonecrop, Sedum sarmentosum, is probably the fastest-growing sedum around -- at least in the cold-hardy species.
Ground Cover Creeping Sedum - fast-spreading, drought tolerant and easy to keep in check. It grows in the hot, full sun or in the shade. It doesn't seem to have any special soil requirements. In June, it's covered with tiny yellow flowers.