TREND FORECAST A stylish garden need not sacrifice usefulness. Keep your eyes peeled for these garden trends.
Whether you sow a single container of microgreens or designate an entire section of your edible garden to the endeavour, you’ll be on trend. The tiny sprouts are quick to grow (they take less than two weeks to go from seed to table), packed with nutrition, and adorable
Garden beds filled with hardy wildflowers and perennials to create unstudied waves of colour year round. In Brooklyn, garden designer Julie Farris planted her roof to prove no garden is too small for a mini meadow.
Brides, take note. Sprinkling petals—on tabletops, walkways, and your hair—is an easy and inexpensive substitute for fussy, expensive vases full of flowers
A black backdrop is the perfect foil for green. Black paint is an inexpensive way to instantly create drama. You’ll also see this trend popping up with raised garden beds.