On my small porch I could get a thick rubber mat, put holes in it, glue river rocks onto it. Maybe make a border around the outside perimeter of the porch where I then place container gardens.
I like the "potted plant chandeliers"
15 Cozy Outdoor Rooms Blend into Nature
This makes me want to start the floor plans for our country home. right MEOW! Awesome screened in porch idea:) Rustic Family Room Design, Pictures, Remodel, Decor and Ideas - page 165 - Cabin Today
Dry stacked stones and a vine covered pergola.