Turn old newspaper into seedling pots. They can be planted directly into the ground as the paper will eventually biodegrade. You can form them by wrapping the paper around a jam jar or similar, or there are 'devices' that can be bought to make the pots.
PLANT IDEAS - small plants inside, since apt hs no outside area for this. Perhaps paint treatment. (for all clippings from Con. ONE BIG POT 4 diff plants using same water/light. AT LEAST 2 HUGE - palm;