Browsing the LA Flickr Pool we found this image that mnerd submitted of an alive and well 3-tiered planter:
Using succulents mnerd filled up the 3 tiers in a simple way that looks modern and clean. Great for a small space, since you can plant up instead of out. Although they don't offer this system on the website, you can see all of Ikea garden pots here. Or check out our archives for our favorite garden containers.