Garden Adventures - for thumbs of all colors: Evolution, Renovation and Rejuvenation - This would be perfect for an evergreen clematis. It would be the perfect height to add privacy to the NE corner of the yard. Could have it made to hang pots of flowers.
Here is another idea of creating the planter for the garden in the but this one is big. You can see how reshaping the wood pallets can turn them into awesome items for There is no need to paint them as they look amazing in their actual color.