April 13, 2021

Top 3 patio and garden trends this summer

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When it comes to your backyard, you should always be looking for ways to innovate and keep things fresh. You want whatever you do to be the talk of your neighborhood. In order to achieve that, you are going to have to be keeping up on the latest patio and garden trends and finding ways to include them in your backyard. Here are some of the top patio and garden trends that you can use this summer to make your backyard a huge hit.

Bring the Indoors Outdoors

One of the biggest trends that we have seen in the past year or two in regards to your patio is bringing that indoor vibe to the outdoors. How can you do this? Bringing indoor furniture outside is a great way to ruin it, so you instead have to look for furniture in that style. The people at Welcome Home Outdoors suggest bringing in couches and comfy chairs that are designed for outdoor use. These pieces of furniture often have a wood or metal frame that has cushions that can easily be removed and taken inside to be washed. This helps to create the comfort of the indoors while still allowing for things to be easily cleaned when they get dirty.

Another way to bring the indoors to your backyard is to create a small outside room atmosphere. Think of your living room for example where you have several chairs and couches in an area, normally gathered around a table. Look to create that same vibe outside with the furniture that you have. It is a great way to create an atmosphere and create a space that people are going to want to be in for an extended period of time.

Use Stone

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Another popular trend that has been emerging with patios is the use of natural stone for walkways and surfaces. Beforehand, people were using small bricks or other materials to create a patio. By switching to larger stones, you are creating a more natural and elegant vibe in your backyard. Not only that, but these stones will last for an incredibly large amount of time. To make the most out of them, you should be using them around your pool or any area that is going to be exposed to water. Having one area of your deck that is laminate and another that is stone is another great way to create contrast in your outdoors.

Garden Vertically

Everyone is used to the traditional garden that spans across the whole backyard. A recent trend that has come up is to not only garden across your background but to garden vertically as well. Using your fence or a trellis can help you bring plants to higher areas. This helps to create another layer within your garden and can draw a lot more eyes to it.

These are three major trends that you can look to add to your backyard for the summer. Find what suits your backyard best and also fits your budget. While change can be scary at times, you should embrace it and look to change things up. How do you plan on changing your patio and garden this summer?

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