Zen Gardens that are Relaxing
This type of garden is commonly found in Japanese gardens; dry landscape with little vegetation where Buddhists have some meditation. Zen garden can be made from sands that represent water; rocks that represent islands; and larger rocks that represent mountains. Such garden is also commonly beautified by tiny specially trained trees called Bonsai.
Colorful Garden in Mexican Style
This type of garden landscaping can be made with colorful agave plants and outdoor furniture. The plants you can choose for this garden are such as the drought tolerant Parry’s agave. Besides, bougainvillea is also a great idea of plant to have colorful garden for the pink, red, purple and yellow colors of the flowers. The Mexican plant called bush sage with white and purple flowers is also a great choice to have. Such plants also can grow well on containers so you can bring them indoor in the cold winter.
Building a Waterfall
This idea can also create a vocal point that brings comforts and relaxing feelings in a small garden. Make a waterfall from natural stones so it looks authentic. Choose moist soil plants to plant on the waterfall sides, such as sweet flag that grows yellow green flowers in spring. Besides, you also can choose impatiens that grows colorful flowers that bloom from early summer to winter.
Container or Vertical Gardens for Small Space
Small space is not something that prevents you to create beautiful garden. You can use containers or planter box to grow flowers or other plants on patio. Choose perennial pansies in kinds of color blooms or African marigold that can grow from early summer to fall with the orange, yellow and whitish blossoms. Besides, build vertical garden is also a great idea. It can be free standing garden or wall mount vertically. Purchase vertical planters or make it from reused materials. Then, plant beautiful flowers to create beautiful garden landscaping.