Small-Space Gardening/Urban Gardening- this would be a cool project for your place. Fresh spinach, lettuce and other greens just out the door! - My Cool Garden
This workbench is simple enough and cheap enough that you can make it in a morning, and yet it's big enough for serious woodworking and hobby projects. Add pegboard, a bench vise and a few other accessories and you'll have a serious work center.
This may be a better option than trying to figure out how to landscape a blank canvas of a backyard.hanging baskets on a fence.less expensive (and less work) option than rows of shrubs/plants etc. neighbors fence in front