Outdoor, Rooftop, Raised Planters, Vegetables, Flowers, Small, Vertical, Wood, and Metal On the lower roof, cedar decking and flower beds define one of several outdoor gardening spaces. Part of her ongoing research into the livability of cities, Fitzgerald aimed to create landscaped areas that were “aesthetic, aromatic, educational, and productive.” The deck is bordered by an expanded aluminum mesh railing and black metal corrugated panels.  Best Outdoor Vertical Raised Planters Photos from The Architect Next Door