2019 Landscaping Trends in San Diego

Posted on: July 25, 2019

If you’re finding your San Diego backyard a little lackluster, it could be time for a makeover! Your yard should serve as an extension of your home and be a place for your friends and family to gather and have a good time. Just like you want your home to be up to date and on trend, you want your yard to keep up with the times as well. We’ve gathered the top 2019 landscaping trends for San Diego, so you can design a modern yard that works for you.

Extending Your Living Space with Hardscapes

With California’s mandate of a 20% reduction in water use for San Diego residents, more and more homeowners are choosing hardscapes to adorn their yards with. Instead of watering plants, San Diego homeowners can find themselves relaxing in their outdoor kitchen or on their patio. Some of the trendiest hardscape designs include outdoor kitchens and pizza ovens. By adding these hardscapes to your yard, not only will you have a trendy yard, you’ll also be maximizing your living space by extending it to the outdoors.

Showing Some Love for Nature

San Diego residents are increasingly showing love to Mother Nature with this year’s trends. One way they’re doing this is by making their yard a haven for monarch butterflies. Researchers have estimated a massive decline in California’s monarch population – as high as 99%. This staggering decline has encouraged San Diego homeowners to make their yards more monarch-friendly when designing their landscape.

Another way homeowners are showing love for nature is by planting more California native plants. These plants require less water than species from other regions and help reserve water. They also create a more natural-looking landscape, which is another top trend in 2019.

Including Technology in Your Landscape Design

It’s no secret that technology is making its way into every part of our lives. Your yard is no exception. This year, homeowners are embracing technology when designing their landscape. They’re including gadgets that help control landscape lighting and even installing smart irrigation systems. Smart irrigation systems sense the weather, soil conditions, and plant water usage and use this information to irrigate at the right times to avoid under- or overwatering plants.

Choose Eco Minded Solutions for Your San Diego Landscape Needs

Whether you’re starting from scratch or revamping your tired yard, these 2019 landscaping trends are sure to make your San Diego yard more enjoyable. From functional hardscapes to native vegetation, to the latest gadgets, this year’s trends are all about doing outdoor living right.

For eco-friendly landscaping ideas and solutions, contact Eco Minded Solutions to schedule your free consultation! You can reach us at (858) 779-1225 or online. We can even help you qualify for drought-tolerant rebate programs in San Diego.

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