Can’t wait to get outdoors and enjoy the hottest landscaping trends for 2013? You’re not alone! According to a survey of landscape architects conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), 2013 is all about outdoor living and getting more enjoyment out of our yards. Here are the top survey categories (with results in percentages).
Outdoor Design Elements
Outdoor living spaces (kitchens, entertainment areas): 94.5%
Gardens/landscaped spaces: 94.4%
Outdoor Recreation Amenities
Decorative water elements, e.g., ornamental pools, splash pools, waterfalls, grottos, water runnels or bubblers: 90.9%
Spa features (hot tubs, Jacuzzis, whirlpools, indoor/outdoor saunas): 81.5%
Low-maintenance landscapes: 93.9%
Native plants: 86.6%
Sustainable Design Elements
Native/adapted drought-tolerant plants: 83%
Drip/water-efficient irrigation: 82.5%
Fencing (includes gates): 89.6%
Hedberg Landscape & Masonry Supplies can help you with all of these design elements. If you want to get more enjoyment out of your yard, Head into Hedberg! Let us refer you to a qualified design+build firm. Now’s the perfect time to plan so that you can get the work done quickly this spring and enjoy your new outdoor living space all summer long. Call Hedberg’s referral line at 763.225.0589 or fill out an information/referral request online.