With each new year comes new design trends and landscaping is no exception. Tranquil, plant-filled escapes have become a necessity as the shift from rural to urban living continues. Seventy percent of the world’s population is expected to live in cities by 2050. It’s these city-dwellers longing for nature that drives the need for thoughtful landscape design. Here are a few landscaping trends to expect in 2020:
Michigan State University surveyed residents concerning the most important factors to perceived property values. At the top of the list? Landscaping!
You know that saying, “Money doesn’t grow on trees”? Well, it’s not entirely true. With the help of Universal Landscaping, your trees (and plants and shrubs, etc.) can start saving you money in no time. How? It’s simple. Universal Landscaping experts can improve the energy efficiency of your landscape design!
Learning about the basic principles of landscape design allows you to better define your landscape project. This is important when it comes to finding the right team to help you design, install, and maintain it. In essence, landscape design combines horticultural science, artful composition, and spatial organization to create attractive and functional spaces outdoors. It uses the elements and principles of design to define spaces, connect them, and make them attractive. There are four main principles to consider.
Defining your landscape project and identifying the right team to help you design, install, and maintain it is easier if you’re familiar with the basics of landscape design. In essence, landscape design combines horticultural science, artful composition, and spatial organization to create attractive and functional spaces outdoors. It uses the elements and principles of design to define spaces, connect them, and make them attractive. Understanding these elements is a good place to start.
More and more of us make an effort to put the planet first. Some times are easier than others but all are worthwhile. When it comes to earth-friendly gardens, attracting birds, bees, and butterflies can go a long way. Here are a few ideas to attract them to your garden:
There’s a chance you’ve seen or even walked on synthetic grass recently without knowing it. That’s because nowadays, it looks just like the real thing. But before you tell your lawn mower goodbye, there are a few pros and cons to consider.
While curb appeal most often comes up in conversations about property sales, given the chance, it can influence the way we experience buildings year-round. Street numbers, mailboxes, gardens, and paths set our expectations as we open the front door. A strata property that feels warm and inviting as you arrive is more likely to maintain long-term loyal tenants. And a commercial property that feels structured and welcoming is more likely to obtain long-term leases. Here are 12 tips to increase curb appeal because it’s true what they say, first impressions matter.