The spring season is in full swing, and the summer is just around the corner. Those with green thumbs will be eager to get outside and take care of their gardens. What gardening trends are popular this year?
The experts at WeThrift researched what gardening fans have been adding to their Pinterest inspiration boards in honor of National Gardening Day, which falls on Apr. 14. They analyzed trend data over the last three months to determine which gardening trends have peaked over the last few months, and the results show everything from sustainable living to cottage gardens.
Some of the top garden trends in 2022, along with expert commentary from Nick Drewe.
“Stone walls are a big trend this year, with an increase in the search volume of 300 percent on Pinterest. People uses them at showstopper garden features to retain a flower bed or add them around your seating or hot tub area to create a sense of privacy,”
“It seems that this year gardens and landscapes will embrace the natural world instead of removing it. An increase of 206% was found in the number of people searching for ‘wild garden’. Wild gardens add dimension to your outdoor space and over time they will attract wildlife and wildflowers to your yard. You can just letting nature take over and see what the outcome is, or some gardeners prefer to incorporate specific plants and wildflowers into their space,”
“Cottage gardens will be a huge trend in 2022 as people embrace nature and soft tones. To achieve an effortless look, incorporate pastels, green foliage, and wildflower highlights.
Vegetable Gardens & Sustainable Living
2022: “Growing your own is a big trend. With rising food prices, it’s no surprise that households across the country are looking for ways to grow their own organic vegetables. In light of rising food prices and shortages, it’s no surprise that households across the country are looking for ways to grow their own organic vegetables.”