9 Backyard Trends That Are In This Year, According To Gardeners 

Wildlife-Friendly Gardens: 

Creating habitats for bees, butterflies, and other pollinators is a growing trend, with gardeners planting native flowers and shrubs to attract wildlife.

Edible Landscaping: 

Growing fruits, vegetables, and herbs in backyard gardens is popular, with gardeners incorporating edible plants into their landscaping for both beauty and function.

Container Gardening: 

Container gardening allows people with limited space to grow plants on balconies, patios, or small yards, making it a popular trend for urban gardeners.

Vertical Gardening: 

Vertical gardens utilize vertical space to grow plants, often using structures like trellises, arbors, or hanging planters to create green walls or screens.

Sustainable Practices: 

More gardeners are adopting sustainable practices like composting, rainwater harvesting, and using organic fertilizers and pesticides to reduce their environmental impact.

Native Plants: 

Using native plants in landscaping is a trend that continues to grow, as gardeners appreciate their low-maintenance and ability to support local ecosystems.

Outdoor Living Spaces: 

Creating outdoor living spaces that are an extension of the home, with comfortable seating, dining areas, and even outdoor kitchens, is popular for entertaining and relaxing outdoors.

Low-Water Landscaping: 

With water conservation in mind, many gardeners are choosing drought-tolerant plants and incorporating water-saving features like drip irrigation systems.

Artificial Intelligence in Gardening: 

Some tech-savvy gardeners are using AI-powered devices to monitor and maintain their gardens, helping them optimize watering, lighting, and other factors for plant health.