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It’s no surprise landscaping and gardening are a continually growing, popular practice. Well-planned landscaping can add up to 15% to a home’s value! But even more important it can add comfort and personality to our home.
Bring the freshest look and design to your yard with some of the top landscaping trends for 2021.
1. Bringing Inside Out
Continuing to grow more and more popular is the trend of turning the outside into a space that mirrors the inside.
Taking a patio space and creating a living room or a dining room. Making an otherwise bland and
Salvaged wood, properly placed vine plants and grasses paired with string lights and stoneware can transform a blank canvas into the perfect place to host a party! There have even been DIY projects to create a mini drive-in style movie room.
With a little creativity and the right materials and plants, the only limitation is your imagination!
2. Multi-Use Gardening
The decoration is not limited to floral design. Countless food plants can offer a beautiful display while offering a meal! Additionally, many of these plants have qualities that make them built-in pest control devices as well;
- Blue Kale
- Mini Watermelons
- Purple Bell Peppers
- Heirloom Tomatoes
Getting in touch with a landscaping team like Pacific Lawn Maintenance for further pest control is a great way to round out your landscaping defense plan.
While deciding on plants and organizing your land you can additionally design a plot to be a “pollinator garden”. These provide for the insects that provide for our food systems!
By planting specific plants you can attract bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other spreaders. It is best to try and be diverse with your planting to be most efficient.
3. Growing Up in The World
If you have limited space, get creative with managing your real estate. You don’t need to stop growing, you just need to change your direction! Vertical gardens have been very popular, with good reason.
Some of the best selections for vertical gardens include:
- Lemon Balm
Vining plants are a great selection as well and can add depth and texture to the framing.
4. Smart Gardening
Technology has been evolving, smartphones in our pockets, smart technology in our homes. Now similar technology is expanding into our gardens and landscaping.
When it comes to one of the most essential items in both gardening and landscaping, water management, smart technology has shown to have many options. In regions known for drought, there have been “flow sensors” for maximum efficiency.
More watering solutions include establishing a daily routine through technology. These systems can monitor evaporation, soil condition, water use by the plant, and weather conditions.
But smart technology is not limited to resource management, there are many decorative options as well. Specialty lighting options, outdoor speakers, and motion sensors can set up landscaping with very similar comforts to your home.
Growing Landscaping Trends for 2021
Take the time to look back on the landscaping trends for 2021 and see what will fit best in your yard. We all have limited real estate to work with and if we plan properly it can be used to its maximum efficiency, visually and functionally.
Take time to grow, yourself, some more with further reading of all the material we have curated on the blog. Be sure to stop by today!