The end of the year always gets people reflecting on what the new year will bring. At Greenwise, we’re seeing a lot of landscape industry news about what hot 2017 landscaping trends we can expect in the coming year. While there are a variety of wide-ranging predictions, we found six trends most landscape industry experts agree upon. During January, we’ll be counting down to #1 by taking an in-depth look at each of the six hot 2017 landscaping trends as determined by industry experts and consumer demand. Before we do, we’re excited to point out a common thread in all six of the trends. As an organic landscape company, we welcome the continuing client demand for more environmental awareness in landscape design and concern for eco-friendly practices in the installation.
2017 Landscaping Trends: SustainabilityAt Greenwise, we’re steadily seeing our customers opt for sustainable landscapes. They realize the overall benefits of reducing maintenance, the ease on the environment and the long-term economic value. And we’re not the only landscape company whose clients are trending “green”. Demand for “low-maintenance” also indicates the desire for more ecologically sound properties. ~The National Association of Landscape Professionals According to the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), sustainability is on most peoples’ minds these days. According to NALP sustainability has been trending with landscape clients during the past few years for several reasons:
- lower maintenance.
- better on the environment.
- more economic.