As we get closer to the new year, landscaping enthusiasts and homeowners are eager to explore the latest trends shaping outdoor spaces in the coming months. From sustainable practices to innovative design ideas, there are many upcoming landscaping trends to watch out for. Whether you want to makeover your garden or need inspiration for your outdoor living space, we have a few trends to guide your landscaping endeavors in the new year.
Sustainability will remain at the forefront of landscaping and gardening practices in 2024. Homeowners are increasingly adopting eco-friendly methods, such as utilizing native plants, incorporating rain gardens to filter stormwater runoff, and installing landscape lighting that consumes less energy. Sustainable design principles emphasize the reduction of waste and the promotion of ecosystem health.
Bold Hardscape Elements
If you want to make a statement with your landscape design, incorporating bold hardscape elements is the way to go. In 2024, we will likely see even more daring hardscape designs, such as fire and water features. From sleek and modern fire pits to natural stone waterfalls, bold hardscape elements bring a little drama to any outdoor living space.
Innovative Outdoor Spaces
Creating a versatile and engaging outdoor living space is an up-and-coming landscaping trend. Expect to see a surge in the incorporation of patios, pergolas, and fire pits in the new year. These elements create inviting and functional areas for relaxation, dining, and socializing, blurring the boundaries between indoor and outdoor living.
Low-maintenance hardscaping has become more on trend for those who want a beautiful outdoor living space without the hassle of constant maintenance. With technological advancements, we can expect more durable and weather-resistant options such as composite decking, engineered stone, and recycled furniture. These materials offer the beauty of traditional hardscape options without the need for constant upkeep.
Vertical gardening continues to gain momentum as we move into 2024. As outdoor space becomes increasingly limited, homeowners maximize their landscapes by utilizing walls, trellises, and living green screens for vertical gardens. This trend adds a touch of creativity and optimizes gardening space, making it ideal for urban and compact gardens.
Interested in Improving Your Outdoor Living Space? Consider Landscape and Hardscaping Design Services from Carroll Landscaping
Carroll Landscaping has over 30 years of experience with landscape construction, porch construction, deck building, and hardscape installation. Our award-winning landscape designers are passionate about providing customers with top-notch service and landscape design. Our landscape designers have a creative design outlook and work as a team with our installation crews to make your vision a reality. We are committed to providing every customer with the highest quality workmanship, professional and knowledgeable service, and creativity in design in order to surpass our clients’ expectations in every aspect of the project.
We serve residents throughout the beautiful state of Maryland including Baltimore, Columbia, Ellicott City, Eldersburg, Clarksville, Sykesville, Manchester, Westminster, and Woodstock. For more information and to schedule a consultation with one of our expert designers, contact us online or give us a call at 410-922-2416.