Recent and new trends in garden landscapes


Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Design:

Gardens that are designed with a focus on sustainability, using eco-friendly materials and practices.

Incorporating native plants that are well-suited to the local climate, reducing the need for excessive water and maintenance.

The use of irrigation rings and ground anchors is seen with this Tibetan cherry being planted December 2023

Outdoor Living Spaces:

Creating functional outdoor living spaces that serve as extensions of the home.

Incorporating comfortable seating, outdoor kitchens, fire pits, and other amenities.


Monochromatic and Minimalist Designs:

Simplistic colour schemes and clean lines in garden design.

A focus on a limited colour palette for a cohesive and contemporary look.

Wildlife-Friendly Gardens:

Designing gardens to attract and support local wildlife, such as birds, butterflies, and bees.

Including features like bird feeders, bee-friendly plants, and wildlife habitats.

Vertical Gardening:

Maximizing space by growing plants vertically on walls, trellises, or vertical structures.

Ideal for small spaces and adds an interesting visual element. This may be climbers such as wisteria or honeysuckle on tree stumps. Pleached screens along boundaries for screening.


Wellness Gardens:

Gardens designed with the intention of promoting mental and physical well-being.

Incorporating features like meditation spaces, aromatherapy plants, and sensory elements.


Edible Landscaping:

Integrating edible plants into traditional landscaping.

Vegetable gardens, fruit trees, and herbs are often incorporated into ornamental designs.

a trug of courgettes
Sculpture in a walled garden


Art in the Garden:

The inclusion of sculptures, outdoor art installations, or unique focal points.

Artistic elements that complement the natural surroundings.

Please note that the popularity of trends can vary by region, climate, and personal preferences. It’s always a good idea to adapt these trends to suit your specific needs and the conditions of your local environment.

We  can help you with any design needs.

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