Top 10 Garden Design Trends, Modern Yard Landscaping Ideas

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Indoor-outdoor garden design


Now is a perfect time to plan your future garden. Top design trends in yard landscaping provide valuable information and helpful tips for creating a beautiful and inviting garden design that increases your home values. New ideas and traditional designs allow you to find exciting combinations, experiment, and personalize your outdoor living spaces, stretching your home interiors outdoors. Check out the latest trends in garden design and find the best solutions for your home.

Bright colors, container gardens, raised beds with edible herbs and vegetables, green edges and fence ideas, natural garden style, water features, and cute garden decorations are beautiful trends in decorating outdoor living spaces and blending functionality into traditional garden designs. Simplified geometry, asymmetric design, stretching home interiors outdoors by creating comfortable dining and seating areas, and original solutions offer novel and exciting ideas for modern garden design and decorating.

Latest trends in decorating outdoor living spaces

Miniature garden design ideas

Green rooftop gardens

Garden design trends

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1. Vibrant colors

Rainbow colors are one of the most stunning trends in decorating outdoor living spaces. Monochromatic colors with bright accents are forgotten. Beautiful flower beds, edges, painted bright colors containers in various sizes and shapes, and colorful outdoor furniture brings positive energy, optimism, and excitement into yards.

Colorful garden design with beautiful flowers

2. Handmade garden decorations

DIY yard decorations are unique ways to personalize garden designs and give an artistic touch to yard landscaping. Wall decorations, decorative signs, birdhouses, and bird feeders made at home offer fantastic DIY projects to reuse and recycle while designing original accents.

Creative painting ideas to reuse and recycle metal barrels for yard decorations


3. Blending home interiors and outdoors

Comfortable outdoor dining and seating areas, summer kitchen designs, and large patios improve backyard designs and add functionality to modern gardens. BBQ, patio covers, pool houses, fire pits, and decks are fabulous home additions that increase home values.

Indoor-outdoor garden design

4. Asymmetry in yard landscaping

Symmetrical garden designs are changing, showing asymmetrical accents and unexpected details. Straight lines turn into irregular polygons and combinations of complex geometric shapes by strategically positioned decorative green plants and flowers.

Small garden design and wall decoration with plants

5. Water features

Small and large water fountains, ponds, swimming pools, waterfalls, and springs bring tranquility and balance into yard landscaping while creating pleasant and peaceful outdoor living spaces.

Peaceful garden design, water fountain, seating area

6. Fruits, vegetables, edible herbs

Modern garden design trends offer creative ideas for improving the functionality of outdoor spaces. Berries, fruits, vegetables, and edible herbs grow with beautiful flowers and decorative plants creating lush greenery and colorful accents.

Container garden design idea, growing vegetables, edible herbs

7. Green fences and growing edges

Green walls and blooming borders are timelessly elegant, beautiful, and functional trends in decorating yards. Shrubs and decorative plants create attractive space dividers, create privacy, and beautify garden designs.

Old wood walkway door, Green fence for privacy

8. Eco garden design

Spontaneous and harmonious, natural garden design ideas bring the best from traditional yard landscaping and nature. Modern garden design trends inspired by nature allow imperfections and surprising details, blending local plants and shrubs, annuals, and perennials into beautiful gardens, achieving the natural surroundings’ look.

Native plants, wildflowers, decorative grasses, natural garden design trends

9. Garden decorations and art

Contemporary art influences garden design. Original artworks turn functional and decorative spaces into unique and impressive places blending modern aesthetics with luxury and comfort.

Artworks in yard landscaping

10. Vertical garden design

Yard landscaping ideas stretch to walls and roofs, adding greenery to every architectural feature. The vertical garden design is not just a space-saving solution for small yards, but a creative, artistic accent, giving a contemporary vibe to outdoor living spaces.

Space-saving ideas for small yard landscaping, vertical garden design

  by Ena Russ   

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