Gardening is an age-old tradition that has been done across the ages; more people today are doing it are concerned with garden design more so than food. It is a worldwide phenomena, therefore gardening tips and strategies can be taken from many different cultures and applied to what you are doing. Using the right soil, and getting the right temperature, it is actually possible to grow anything that you want regardless of the climate.
A rock garden can be an interesting and creative type of garden. This is something you can arrange in any pattern you want, and by using rocks you find locally it doesn't even have to involve buying anything. There are rock gardens built in the Japanese style, and others inspired by plants that grow in the Swiss Alps. You can research the various types of rock garden, but you can also create it to your own liking. Anyone that add plants to the rock garden must do so with the understanding that it must be done catering to the local climate. A rock garden should also not be placed in soil that is hard or the water that builds up can cause stagnation. Compost is very essential to this type of garden. It also needs a lot of sunlight. You can decorate the garden in your yard with a fountain to make it look nicer. You can find many different materials being used for fountains, plus they come in all sizes and shapes. However you choose to use a fountain, as the centerpiece or in a corner, it will add to the look. Since fountains come in so many different variations, it should be easy to find a match for your garden's theme. Stone, fiberglass, wood and even other materials are used for making fountains. One advantage of fiberglass is that it's very durable yet much lighter than stone, making it easier to install and move around. You might rather invest in a stone fountain that is authentic, which will add a new dimension to your garden by being very elegant. You will find a fountain that fits your garden, once you start looking around at all the different types.
Another popular type of garden is the native garden for various reasons. These gardens can only have local plants in them. Native plants by definition are not plants brought in by settlers over the last couple hundred years, but those that have been here for thousands of years prior to the European settlements. This means that any plant brought in from Europe would not matter at all; you could only use North American plants in your garden. So wherever you live, plants must only come from your region and not a foreign location. So, you need to it online and find out what plants come from your specific region before you start your garden.
When you start your gardening project, remember there are no rules and your creativity can be used to make it very special. This garden is yours to do with as you please so make it as creative as possible. The above ideas on creative gardening are certainly not the final word on the subject; they are only meant to get you thinking in new directions.