According to a 2019 study by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), Americans have been embracing trends towards lower-maintenance and more nature-friendly landscaping. People increasingly want their yards and lawns to be functional as well as attractive,m. That often means adding features that serve as visual enhancements but also improve privacy or provide areas to sit or spaces friendly to hummingbirds and other wildlife. Pergolas — which are outdoors but also provide extra living space — are another hot trend, and more features and designs have become available. Metal is becoming popular as a material for landscaping elements, because it lasts a long time and is relatively low-maintenance.
- People that own their own homes prefer yards that are lower in maintenance and provide a peaceful setting inviting to wildlife and designed for entertaining
- With life becoming ever more busier homeowners want their lawns and gardens to have low upkeep. The National Association of Landscape Professionals provided 5 recent trends.
- Examples of trends include lawn striping, the use of structures like Pergolas, metal furnishings, pink overtone colors and functional designs that have multiple purposes like paths vertical gardens
“The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) just dropped their list of 2019 landscaping trends.”
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