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The Top 5 Outdoor Landscaping Trends of 2016

2016 Landscaping Trends

Conservation, comfort, and innovation were leading landscaping trends in 2016, along with a revival of the edible garden and the ever prioritized low-maintenance objective.

Low-maintenance Landscaping

According to the Houzz Landscaping Study, the majority of surveyed homeowners prefer the ease of maintenance in the functionality of their landscaping. Drought-tolerant and native species have continued to gain space in home gardens, as they require significantly less water, fertilizer, or energy from homeowners in order to thrive. Many businesses are now catering to this growing low-maintenance trend, and local nurseries and landscapers are directing clients toward the best native and native-adapted plant selections for their areas.

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