This was lousy as a magazine rack: more than two thin magazines and it would fall over. But flipped upside down, not a bad plant stand! Being cast aluminum, it's not going to rust. A rectangular pot that fits exactly inside the former feet would look even better.
That is Aloe suprafoliata in the pot. It cries out for the aperture setting on the camera.
I've tried to keep it from growing much to prevent it from blooming. Once it blooms, it loses that distichous form and spirals into the typical Aloe rosette.
A lot of fun to photograph.
Speaking of Aloes, I finally got A. thraskii in the ground. It got the spot formerly inhabited by one of the moved-to-the-front roses. The area can use some more height.
It's not the best looking thraskii, but it didn't cost $150, either--it cost $15. Still not cheap, but thraskiis are a little less common here. It was this one or nothing. Now free of the confines of a one gallon pot, I think it will improve.