5 Hot Landscaping Trends of 2016


Planning a big landscaping project this summer? Check out the latest trends before getting started.

It’s a new year, a new season, and the everyone is bustling about outside, dogs are barking, birds are chirping, and it is hot. What a perfect time for some outdoor fun! The perfect climate for those landscaping projects you’ve been putting off all year, why not get down to business and transform your lawn into a beautiful oasis this summer? This week, we’ll take a look at the latest landscaping trends of 2016 to help you get motivated and make our ideas your reality! So what’s hot this summer? Let’s find out!

Useful Gardens

Building standing, edible gardens with natural and organically growing fruits, vegetables, and herbs is all the rage right now! Construct your own miniature farm decked out in overgrown mint, basil, rosemary, and thyme! Grow your own strawberries, bell peppers, tomatoes and so much more! The opportunities are endless, and individualized, sustainable living is a hot topic. As we become more environmentally aware, as a society we are shifting away from mass food production. Sustaining yourself by growing your own produce will keep big businesses from producing genetically modified products! Go organic! Grow your own!

Light it up!

Transform your yard into a mythical oasis by placing LED and string lighting in creative areas. Wrap them around your oak trees, or string them your chain-link fence. Twinkling accent lighting on brick paver walkways through your beautiful garden will have your guests oohing and aahing. Twirl them through weeping willow strands and add a string of dazzling summer fireflies. Cozy up that outdoor nook of your’s with warm lighting around your garden pergola. You have a real opportunity to get creative with string lights. Take advantage of it!

Respect The Locals

In the same category as the edible garden trend, sustaining local plants keeps invasive species from wreaking havoc on indigenous ones. An equal way to help out the environment, keep those black-eyed Susans and sugar maples primped and pruned!

Soft and Soothing Hues

We haven’t talked about color-scheme yet, so shall we? With the rise in popularity of warm lighting, it’s no wonder soft colors are in right now as well. Puckering pinks, soft blues, and mellow greens create an air of calmness. Keep your outdoor living space, garden, or koi pond relaxing by turning down those bold colors schemes.

Planning A Major Landscaping Project This Summer? Matthew’s Construction And Design Can Help.

At MATTHEW’S CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN, we‘re committed to quality and service and strive for 100% customer satisfaction. We will guide you through the entire process, from tips and ideas for your project to the actual installation. With countless testimonials and a colorful portfolio of our work, you can trust Matthew’s Construction and Design to handle your product with the best care in the industry.

Contact us today for your free estimate, or give us a call at (202) 702.3553. For room design that inspires you to relax and play, and impresses you with remarkable style and quality, trust only the professionals!

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