7 Appealing Landscape Trends for 2017
trends have moved from merely functional to intensely design-focused. Property
owners are no longer settling for ordinary. The following are seven of the top
trends in garden and landscape design Norfolk, NE is favoring this year:
Artful Retaining Structures
it’s a retaining wall, designer edging accents, integrated steps, or something
truly unique, retaining structures have become more elaborate and customized
for 2017. While their function and ability to minimize erosion remains intact,
creative use and placement of stones, boulders, and blocks allows for a more
natural, integrated enhancement of your property.
in patios, pathways, stairs, landscaping, or retaining wall design, 2017 has
shown a renewed interest in natural stone as the landscaping material of
choice. Slate, limestone, sandstone, and other natural choices help to ensure
an appealing and natural effect in your outdoor designs.
More Creative Hardscape Paving
create the foundation for outdoor dining and entertaining. For 2017, watch for
hardscapes to become more intricately and creatively designed than ever before.
Far beyond just a basic paved area, the addition of attractive paved pathways, water
features, and integrated stone seating are just a few of your additional
Outdoor Kitchens, Fire Pits, and More
extra space and more complex designs of hardscape patios are facilitating more
elaborate layouts in outdoor spaces. There is now plenty of room for an
integrated or portable fire pit as well as a full kitchen for those who love
outdoor dining and entertaining. Integrated fireplaces and specialty items such
as a pizza oven also continue to trend in outdoor living spaces for 2017.
Integrated Pool Designs
pools are nothing new, but current trends have them becoming more integrated
into your landscaping than ever before. There’s no longer a need for your pool
to have that “tacked on” look; whether above-ground or in-ground, pools and
pool areas can be seamlessly integrated with the rest of your landscaping in
unique and appealing ways.
is a rapid, cost effective method of new lawn growth. While precise germination
times depend on weather, season, precipitation, geography, and other factors,
grass typically begins to grow in less than a week.
Specialty Water Features
of (or in addition to) a pool, some homeowners are also adding more designer
water features to their yard’s décor. A fountain, a koi pond, a reflection pool,
or a waterfall are just a few examples of what’s possible. "Integration”
is the buzzword this year, and all of these features can be designed to blend
seamlessly with the rest of your outdoor space.
If you’re looking for garden and landscape designs that the Norfolk, NE area relies
on for a high quality result, count on ASPM. At ASPM, we pledge a high level of
customer service to bring your ideas to fruition and create the outdoor
atmosphere of your dreams.