Staircase storage - Simple version for under stairs storage. This would totally work if we gutted the basement as it is now. (Plus, no more dark crawling under the stairs to get at my christmas decorations!
Don't underestimate perennials in making your gardening life easier. Perennials will continue to come back every year and will only require minimal maintenance such as weeding and fertilizing. You'll save time by not having to plant and care for seedlings