When I have my own brick walls outside.Moss paint: You’ll need several handfuls of moss, of buttermilk or a can of beer and a teaspoon of sugar. Mix in a blender until liquid and paint on the wall. Spray daily as it grows, as moss thrives when moist.
Rain chains: A beautiful and functional alternative to traditional, closed gutter downspouts. Guiding rain water visibly down chains or cups from the roof to the ground, rain chains transform a plain gutter downspout into a pleasing water feature.
Lily Pond in a Vase: Showcase water lilies in your home with these elegant displays, creating an impression of an aquatic garden. Use water lilies to make an indoor "pond" arrangement, substituting galax leaves for the much larger lily foliage.
Milk jug with hole cut in side, apple juice added.This tip was in "Country" magazine years ago and is used to trap yellow jackets and hornets. The yellow jackets like the apple juice better than the grapes. Lures them right in and they can't get out.