How did you create it?
I used a lot of recycled things. Old bricks that I found in alleys, stepping stones that had been discarded, wood, glass, metal from job sites. I took it home and stored it. My pond was created using an old pump from a project that didn't work, stones from a job site, transplanted plants from my garden, or seeds I'd found on nature walks. The total cost of the pond, $0. I'm not afraid to throw seeds out and see what happens. My sunflowers came from the bird feeder. I grabbed a couple handfulls and threw them all over the garden.
Recommended store, site, product or resource?
Anything recycled. Get creative! I try not to use chemicals in my garden. Instead, I'll use Skin-So-Soft by Avon (1 part Skin-So-Soft to 2 parts water), then I spray it on my roses and arms to keep mildew and pests away. I also love Sunset magazine for ideas.