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Top Landscaping Trends to Try in 2020

In today’s fast-paced lifestyles long gone are the days of taking weekends to mow and tend to the yard. Today it’s much simpler to create a space to entertain versus tending to. Many of the new style trends are gearing towards artificial grass and more interlocking bricks with pergolas which provide some shade.

Landscape Design Trends

In the past landscape design trends were mostly earth ton colours, with curved designs in the retaining wall and pathways. Nowadays the trend has shifted more too straight-line designs, grey tone colours and simpler backyard spaces that do not require full maintenance. Rock gardens are being taken over by fake grass and modular concrete walking paths. Water features are becoming more popular with fire pits remaining as the main entertaining area.

Outdoor Landscaping Trends

With outdoor entertainment on the rise once again, it’s hard not to want a back yard filled with additions that your indoor space would have. Today most people are looking at making simple manageable gardens with herbs and flowers to brighten the space but still maintaining low maintenance requirements. Planting vertical herbal gardens in your outdoor space is a growing trend in today’s landscape design. A great way to help fertilize your flowers, trees and shrubs is by using organic compost matter. By using the organic method of fertilization of your plants it not only stops the expense of herbicides and pesticide usage but it saves on your budget and gives you a great way to give back to the environment while enjoying being with nature in your backyard.

Back Yard Trends

When it comes to a back yard for entertaining your guess, lighting the area properly can be a concern, with many new feature lighting its simple to get ones that will not only look great but light the way. If you want to light with hassle-free wires or light switches a great economical option is with solar lighting these make a great addition to your garden at a fraction of the cost from the electrical version plus they are easily replaced if one is defective.

Wildlife isn’t for everyone and having them in the back yard can be a bit of a hassle, the less organic materials in the back yard can help keep them away but if you’re a nature lover like so many, then adding some simple plants, tree and shrubs can still provide you with a few extra furry friends in your back yard and attract butterflies and bees which in turn helps pollinate our environment keeping us balanced with nature.

With simple plans and a drive, the ability to create a space not only for you but to share with guests is easier than you would think. The first step in transforming your dream outdoor space to reality is to speak with a proficient landscape contractor. A landscape company will work with you to transform your yard.

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