Gardening has lately been gaining loyal followers because of garden enthusiasts and environmental advocates who promote backyard gardening, urban gardening, organic garden and even upcycling gardening. You can see these different concepts everywhere, such as in the neighborhood, in a hotel, in a building or apartment balcony, in coffee shops, in malls- inside and outside, in parks, in churches, and in schools.
Previous worries like space and budget is no longer a problem. Upcycling some old, rubbish things like used plastic bottles, broken furniture, unused luggage and other things has become the answer to these. There is no valid reason for a person not to engage in gardening. Perhaps, this is the time for you to start to build one, too. To give you an idea for what you should do in your garden, take a look at these gardening trends.
Trend #1: Succulents Garden
Succulent gardening is one of the easiest to maintain garden. You need to water them just once a week and it does not need daily exposure to sunlight. They are great for your patio and even more stunning inside your home. So if you are planning to have an indoor garden, succulent is one of the group of plants that are suitable for indoor atmosphere.
Trend #2: Terrarium Garden
A terrarium is a garden in a glass, just like an aquarium but with plants instead of fishes. Like a succulent garden, it is also great for indoor gardening, especially if you want to build a unique accent in your living room.
Trend #3: Layered Garden
This concept is suitable for houses with a lot of backyard and front yard space. The layering will complement a nice deck or a swimming pool at your home.
Trend #4: DIY Wooden Pallet Garden
Pallet gardening has been trending because of its cheaper materials and the unique style it can add to your home. It is also very appropriate for small houses or for homes with limited gardening space. You can have different types of DIY wooden pallet gardening such as vertical, horizontal, diagonal, walled, hanging, boxed up, and more.
Trend #5: Mason Jar Herb Garden
Mason jars have been a crazy trend in 2015. As a result, many jars are left unused. This 2016, you can upcycle those Mason jars that you collected last year and use it as your plant pots. It is even more exciting if you have a colorful Mason jar collection and label them according to their color! They are perfect for kitchen herb gardening.
Trend #6: Vertical Garden
If you have a limited space but you have a backyard fence, vertical garden is the right one for you! You can hang on some flowering plant pots on your fence, you can save space and be an environmental friendly neighbor!
Trend #7: Balcony Rail Pot Garden
If you are living in tall buildings and apartments, the balcony rail pot garden is the best for you. Even if you are not living in these spaces and you have a balcony at your home, you can buy some pots for balcony rails and create a beautiful balcony garden.
Trend #8: Lighting Garden
Lights aren’t just for Christmas. You can have a lighting garden too even if it is not yet the holiday seasons. You can use an electric light, led lights, DIY outdoor lanterns, solar lights and other great ideas.
Trend #9: Colorful Bedding Garden
Bright and neon colored plants are in and colorful bedding garden is a great option if you want to have seasonal gardening. You can label your garden beds for spring blooms, tropical or anything that comes in your mind. You can place those plants that bloom in summer in a bed and some plants that blooms in spring at another bed.
Trend #10: Hydroponics Garden
This type of gardening can stand alone with water and does not need soil. You can also place them inside your house. They are very useful for farmers with fish ponds as the water system supplements both fish and plants in a hydroponics garden.