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Garden Topics: Design Ideas

Gardening Trends for 2015

Gardeners want more native plants, more flowers for birds and bees to pollinate and more container gardens.

  1. RSSF - Gardening Trends 2015Gardening Outfil - 2015Now, more than ever, gardening is becoming an extension of one's self. What you cultivate and grow, either inside or out, reflects our personality and the healthy lifestyle. This is expected to result in more use of environmentally-friendly products, particularly ones that are safe and reliable.





  2. Gardening Trends for 2015 - RSSFGardening Trends for 2015 - Reillys Summer Seat FarmNew gardeners will include a very high percentage of young men and Millennials who place a high value on plants and garden products. This same groups is spending more time outdoors than the two previous generations. New homeowners have higher expectations; they want their yards to serve multiple purposes where they can entertain, relax, fix a meal and accommodate pets and children.
     

  3. Gardening Trends 2015 - Reilly's Summer Seat Farm2015 Gardening Trends - Reilly's Summer Seat FarmEarth, nature, and living outdoors are some of the key gardening trends this year. These relate to the desire to increase ones overall well-being, lead a sustainable lifestyle. We would like to make a positive impact on our communities and the planet.
     

  4. Gardening Trends 2015 - Reilly's Summer Seat FarmGardening Trends 2015 - Reilly's Summer Seat FarmProducts that are environmentally friendly and safe for pets and children reign supreme. Trees, flowers, plants, birds and bees all increase overall health and wellness for self, family and society. Plants are being valued more as clean air filters, oxygen machines, and wellness prescriptions. As far as shrubs and fruiting perennials are concerned, blueberries, raspberries and strawberries, being high in antioxidants, are expected to be in big demand this year, along with dwarf fruit trees.
     

  5. Gardening Trends 2015 - Reilly's Summer Seat FarmGardening Trends 2015 - RSSFAs for color, pink in various shades, from bubble gum to blush pink to dusty pink, will rise in popularity, along with rustic, natural colors that give a "vintage, homey feel". Also take note that 'Orange' is the new black.
     

  6. Gardening Trends 2015 - Reilly's Summer Seat FarmGardening Trends 2015 - Reilly's Summer Seat FarmThe party is moving outside as we enhance outdoor living spaces and personalize them, using them as an extension of indoor living spaces. Ready-made containers that can be quickly placed to create an immediate and finished look will continue to be popular as homeowners look for more ways to extend their indoor lifestyle outdoors, where they want to entertain. The line between indoor and outdoor living spaces will continue to blur as people see both spaces as an extension of themselves.

  7. Gardening Trends 2015 - Reilly's Summer Seat FarmEasy to grow succulentsAs we continue to experience a decrease in free time and living space size, we will seek to make a high impact with bold tropical plants and flowers such as canna, elephant ear and caladium. Larger decorative containers will be used on these projects. Additionally, no-fuss easy to grow cacti and succulents will be ideal for those seeking to bring nature inside the home. Succulents are the new gateway plant for consumers.

  8. Gardening Trends 2015 - Reilly's Summer Seat FarmGardening Trends 2015 - Reilly's Summer Seat FarmGardening in smaller containers will also be a significant trend, with emphasis on multiple containers filled with easy-care flowers, such as calibrachoa, scavola, petunias, begonias and angelonia. Ready-made containers that can be dropped into dull spaces to create an immediate and finished look will continue to be popular as homeowners look for more ways to extend their indoor lifestyle outdoors, where they want to entertain. This is a quick and easy to decorate before a party.
     
    Inside the home, there is a renewed interest in growing frost-tender house plants that can decorate outdoor spaces during the summer. Indoors during the winter they bring life into your homer as they radiate a healthy energy throughout the room. Beyond accessorizing, houseplants are natural filters that purify the air while removing toxins.

  9. Gardening Trends 2015 - Reilly's Summer Seat FarmGardening Trends 2015 - Reilly's Summer Seat FarmNeighborhood residents are rebelling against and campaigning for the reversal of ordinances that prohibit them from expressing themselves and living the way they want complete with vegetable gardens, chickens, bee hives and lawn-less landscapes. They are reclaiming their land and taking pride in being able to sustain their families.

  10. Gardening Trends 2015 - RSSFGardening Trends 2015 - RSSFGardeners are adopting a more carefree, purposefully unstyled outdoor spaces that are a result of intentionally working within the natural landscape. This casual landscape style expresses an effortless personality with an “anything goes” attitude. Natural habitats are being created using native plants to increase diversity, balance and ecosystems.
     

  11. Gardening Trends 2015 - Reilly's Summer Seat FarmGardening Trends 2015 - Reilly's Summer Seat FarmLook for the growing of herbs, veggies and small fruit in containers to become even more popular particularly for those of us who are down-sizing to smaller quarters. Container gardens fit nicely in the lifestyle of who are residing in apartments or condos that have no in-ground options and their gardening space is limited to patios, balconies and window boxes.

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