This year's trends arose from homeowners' recent want to interact and surround themselves with nature. Some of these trends rose due to outcomes of the pandemic, more families and individuals are spending time at home. Therefore growing interest in their landscape design whether it is for comfort or for the aesthetic appeal.
Edible Landscaping - also known as kitchen gardens and farm-to-table gardening. This trend is becoming more and more popular and there are many benefits to back this trend up. By growing your own plants and herbs you can avoid things such as pesticides and herbicides or by selecting local compost rather than chemical fertilizers. This is a great way to get the whole family involved and teach them valuable skills in sustainability. To do so plant in raised garden beds to get easier access and for better drainage.
Maximize Your Space - After the last two years of the pandemic most of the world has spent that time at home, therefore homeowners are beginning to bring the inside, out. This can be done by building fireplaces, pergolas, and outdoor kitchens. To create more elaborate outdoor living you could even include an outdoor living room with TVs, refrigerators, or an outdoor sofa. Installing string lights and tall shrubs can create a nice ambiance and private space.
Native plants - Hybrid plant varieties have been the aesthetically pleasing option for years, but planting native plants will attract local pollinators, therefore,l supporting regional wildlife. Local plants are low maintenance care and shouldn't really need fertilizer or pesticides, which is a great ecological advantage. These plants will thrive in your landscaping because they don't need much interference and you don't have to worry about them receiving the proper temperature, light, soil, or rainfall.