New Year, New Landscape: Garden Design Trends for 2022

Are you ready to elevate your landscape for the New Year? Whether you’re dreaming of vibrant seasonal color or a meditative space to rest and relax, the start of the year provides the perfect opportunity to dream big. To help you find inspiration, our team has compiled a list of some of the biggest garden design trends we expect to see in 2022. Take a look and see what sparks your imagination.

Maximizing Minimalist Spaces

Who says you have to have a large outdoor space to enjoy a garden? This year, we expect to see a shift toward bringing life to even the smallest outdoor spaces with potted plants, raised flower beds and vertical gardens. Potted plants and garden planters provide a versatile option, allowing you to move and rearrange plants as needed. Vertical gardens, which include living green walls and moss walls, are an ideal space-saving option for bringing vibrant color to smaller outdoor spaces.

Vegetable and Herb Gardens

The early days of the pandemic and quarantine had a profound — and lasting — effect on the way people cook at home. More people are turning to new and complex recipes, sparking an increasing interest in home vegetable and herb gardens. There is a wide variety of options when it comes to home-grown vegetables, from high to low maintenance, allowing you to customize your garden to suit your needs and space. Herb gardens, on the other hand, require little space and are generally low maintenance across the board, making them an ideal fit for gardens of all sizes.

Return to Nature

Landscape architecture is a great way to bring beauty to your outdoor space, while also creating a peaceful reprieve for you to take time for yourself and be still. We’re seeing a rise in outdoor feature design that highlights natural beauty, including water features, swimming pools and rough-cut stonework. Along with this, there is a trend toward low-key and rustic accents.

Blended Interiors and Exteriors

Along the same lines, there is a push toward blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor spaces. This can be achieved by creating workable outdoor spaces for those who have permanently transitioned to working from home, large windows that provide a full view of picturesque windows, outdoor kitchens and entertainment areas, and flower-draped pergolas and gazebos.

Feeling inspired yet? From expansive to intimate outdoor spaces, our team of licensed landscape architects is here to help you bring your vision to life. Our design-build approach begins with a consultation, which allows us to gain a firm understanding of your goals, lifestyle and big-picture vision for your garden. Explore our portfolio or reach out to us today to learn more about what we can do for you in the New Year.