2021 TREND FORECAST FOR GARDENS IN SOUTH AFRICA

YOUR 2021 TREND FORECAST FOR GARDENS IN SOUTH AFRICA

  1. BEE FRIENDLY GARDENS

Gardeners around the world are following a more ecological approach to gardening, creating gardens, and using plants that attract bee’s and other insects to their garden.

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  1. GREY GARDENS

According to Country living, this calming hue is not only one of the most popular paint colours for the home, but it has also been making its way into the garden. Whether you opt for grey patio paving, fence paint, gravel, or garden path, there are many ways you can tap into one of 2021's biggest trends.

2021 TREND FORECAST FOR GARDENS IN SOUTH AFRICA

  1. RAISED GARDEN BEDS

Raised garden beds are easy to maintain and a particularly great way for the elderly to continue gardening. It is also the tried and tested way to experiment with herbs and vegetables following the grow your own trend.

2021 TREND FORECAST FOR GARDENS IN SOUTH AFRICA

  1. MONOCHROMATIC PLANTING

Simplicity in plants or flower colour is often an easy way to avoid the confusion associated with using a colour wheel and yields a fairly consistent result even for the garden novice.

2021 TREND FORECAST FOR GARDENS IN SOUTH AFRICA

  1. PERMACULTURE GARDENING

According to Ideal Home, as sustainability influences our everyday choices more and more it is great to see the rise in popularity for permaculture gardening. This is quite simply a more holistic approach to gardening, living off the land – where the elements provide all the resources needed to do so.

2021 TREND FORECAST FOR GARDENS IN SOUTH AFRICA

  1. WINDOWSILL GARDENING

The need to have something fresh to cook with has driven this efficient use of space with people growing herbs in their windowsill. This trend is also expanding to involve more space for indoor plants.

2021 TREND FORECAST FOR GARDENS IN SOUTH AFRICA

  1. WILD GARDENS

The days of meticulous garden maintenance is coming to an end. More and more people are letting nature take it course and growing their gardens, hiding the manmade and immersing themselves in nature.

2021 TREND FORECAST FOR GARDENS IN SOUTH AFRICA

  1. TROPICAL GARDENS

The indoor love of tropical plants cannot be contained indoors anymore as tropical plants makes a comeback. People are looking for waterwise and exotic looking plants to create their own little urban jungle.

2021 TREND FORECAST FOR GARDENS IN SOUTH AFRICA

  1. INSIDE OUT

A trend that focuses on creating a flow from your inside space to your outside space, making the garden feel like an extension of your home. Use anything from outdoor sofas, plants, rugs, pots etc. to help the transition.

2021 TREND FORECAST FOR GARDENS IN SOUTH AFRICA

  1. GETTING YOUR HANDS DIRTY

In the past year there has been a significant increase in people gardening as a hobby, whether it is for pleasure, exercise, meditation, or food. Developing a passion for gardening even if it is just having the best lawn on your street is the trendiest life accessory for 2021.

2021 TREND FORECAST FOR GARDENS IN SOUTH AFRICA

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