Landscaping

New Trends in Landscaping

Every year, preferences in landscape design change from year to year. There are so many ways to revamp your home’s outdoor area, it isn’t always easy to know which looks are worth adopting. To help you make the most of your yard, consider these newly recommended popular landscaping ideas used in every stylish home and garden from coast to coast of America.

Create an Outdoor Entertainment Space

If you want to spend more time at home, incentivize yourself by adding entertainment areas to your landscape design could be the change you need. By adding additional seats, covered structures, you are able to create warm spaces and will allow you to bring the kitchen outside are all ways to make your outdoor area more inviting.

Install Hardscaping

Install hardscaping to expand your patio or create an outdoor dining area. Honestly, hardscaping could be one of the best investments that you make in your landscape. When you have a pergola attached to the home, you’ll create a smooth transition to an outdoor living space that can provide shade and can accommodate built-in cooking features. Think.. Outdoor pizza oven!

You can also place seating in your yard. Installing a walkway that leads to a gazebo-covered area or a luxury fire pit will encourage you to spend more time in your backyard.

Only Plant with Purpose

Plants are not only a great way to change the color and feel of your landscape, but you’re going to add new varieties, you might as well look for solutions that provide additional benefits. Often, in the summer, mosquitoes tend to bother your family during the summer, you can line the perimeter with loads of basil or one of the mint plants to keep insects at bay.

Plants Can Reduce Energy Bills

If you want to reduce your energy bills, consider installing a tall, vine-covered trellis to protect your home’s exterior walls from the sun. To create a space with a more relaxing atmosphere, install plants that produce calming scents. Plants  such as lavender, jasmine, chrysanthemum, even tiger lilies are great smelling additions to any home garde and landscape.

Make New Lighting Installations

When you add outdoor lighting fixtures, you get to continue to enjoy your yard well after the sun has set and enjoy those long summer nights. If you are looking solely for aesthetics, many individuals often use accent lights near a vertical garden or water feature in their lawn and garden. Another way to boost security and safety in your home is by installing lighting along a hardscaped pathway, around gazebo bases, terraced retaining wall or even by a water feature in your yard.