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Landscape & Garden Trends for 2014


By Peggi J. Redalen

Fri, Jan 24th, 2014
Posted in All Ask the Expert

This may still be the depths of winter, but the sun is slowly but surely getting stronger and the days, longer. Did you resolve to revise your landscape design this year? Touch is the biggest sense to focus on. 2014 will be about experiencing and engaging in your garden rather than passing by it. A fragrant garden is going from nice-to-have to must-have. Plants that offer pleasant-scented leaves and blooms are skyrocketing in popularity. Also, better performing varieties of old standard varieties will be available. Fruiting plants and herbs are on an upward popularity swing. Embrace the concept of edible landscaping. The room outside. Innovative designs can create space in the garden for traditionally indoor pursuits such as outdoor kitchens and studies. Become more aware of the benefits of having plants in your life to improve your living space, enjoy the beauty and peace of it.

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