Garden Design Trends for 2017

With this year’s summer season gone, it might be the right time to start preparing your garden for 2017. With just a little bit of effort and careful planning, next year, you can have a real paradise right in your backyard.Still, in order to be able to do this, you have to make sure you stay on top of the garden design trends for 2017. That’s why we have come up with 5 of them you should definitely check out.

Some New Lighting Options

Every homeowner knows how important it is to have your garden properly lit. When choosing the lights for your garden, you should always make sure you go for something trendy. Eco-friendly and sun-powered lights are constantly gaining momentum and these might just be the right option for your garden. Not only that this way you will aid in preserving the nature but you will shrink your energy bill as well. These also come in different colors, which means you can choose whichever fits your garden best. Blue and red solar lights are the most popular choices among homeowners today.

More Domestic Foliage


With so many pieces of technology in our homes, it seems like all of us need some peace that only nature can provide. That’s why you should also start thinking about adding some new plants to your garden. If you don’t have a lot of free time to take care of your plants and don’t want to invest further in them, opting for some native plants is always a great thing to do. These are accustomed to the climate and will help you make your garden more green. Even though some exotic plants seem like a great option, these usually require a lot of maintenance.

Plant Some Hedges


When trying to improve the looks of your garden, you should also think about replacing your fence with hedge. A fence that adds some style to your garden can be quite expensive and investing in it doesn’t always seem like a good move. Still, you can always opt for planting hedge. These aren’t expensive at all and they are guaranteed to make your garden look better. No matter what shape your garden is, hedge will fit just right. It’s no wonder more and more homeowners chooses to plant hedge instead of installing a fence.

New Garden Care Tools

Just like technology, garden care tools are constantly advancing. There are always some new ways you can take better care of the plants in your garden. So, if you want to stay on top of the trends for 2017, you should start thinking about getting some of these. Today, there are robotic lawn mowers that don’t only save you time but also help you mow your lawn more accurately. If you want your garden to be trendy, getting one of these is an absolute must. You should also think about getting a boom sprayer in order to keep all of your plants healthy.

Create a Place of Tranquility


It’s completely up to you to decide how to set up your garden. If you are lucky enough to have a big garden, it’s always a good idea to turn a piece of it into a place of tranquility. Since sustainability is becoming quite a trend, you should think about getting pieces of furniture that are made of natural elements. You can a build a fire pit in the middle of your garden furniture, and prepare for spending time outside as soon as spring starts. It’s also recommended to keep a blanket somewhere close.

All of these are trending ideas we expect to see in 2017. Make sure you think about all of them carefully and prepare your garden for 2017 the best way possible.

Diana Smith is a full time mom of two beautiful girls interested in business and marketing related topics. In her free time she enjoys exercising and preparing healthy meals for her family.