Now here is an idea for the wall you face from the entryway! Do a skylight in the hallway and then a living wall to accommodate many of your plants! There are systems to automate irrigation and allow for easy removal / swap-out of plants as it grows!
vertical garden wall pockets, Woolly Pocket is back with their latest design, Living Wall Planter. The indoor/outdoor planter is made of a sturdy hard shell with its own self-watering tank with holes to distribute water to the roots when necessary.