FSI Landscape supply weighs in on hardscaping being the landscaping trend of 2020. Lena Katz brings attention to the many different reason’s hardscaping has become so popular. https://www.fool.com/millionacres/real-estate-market/articles/hardscaping-landscape-trend-2020/
FSI Landscape supply expresses “without a doubt our number one specialty and hot selling item are our natural stones which are sourced from domestic and international quarries. They are unique and perfect for any landscape/hardscape design.” Placing focus on being eco-friendly, Lena shares that this trend has gained its popularity since it is considered low-water maintenance landscaping. FSI Landscape supply agrees “low water maintenance is just one reason why natural stone hardscaping is catching more attention, I believe it’s the versatility that contributes to its popularity as well.”
Possibilities are endless, garden walkways, outdoor living spaces, fire features, water features, steps or steppingstones all add beautiful character to any outdoor space. Lena continues to address hardscaping popularity; these features are considered low maintenance and inexpensive to maintain. However, climate change presents a global issue, another important reason individual’s choose hardscaping over landscaping. FSI Landscape supply agrees that our environment could use some TLC “we are fortunate enough here in Canada, residing in the GTA where drought is not an issue for our cities. However, many areas of our world are not so fortunate. Every little bit helps, we all contribute to our world and should consider the bigger picture.”
While contributing to saving the environment, you can also save your pockets with hardscaping. Lena explains in detail the benefits of hardscaping, less watering (therefore your water bill will be significantly lower during spring and summer months), regular landscaping maintenance is minimal and there is not much wear and tear due to harsh weather. FSI Landscape supply exclaims “hardscaping gives your yard a warm, rustic yet modern feel while the added bonus of being cost effective in the long run.”
“If you have it use it!”, FSI Landscape supply points out in agreeance with Lena’s article, when you have the yard space use the square footage to your advantage. Outdoor living spaces are trending as well, and creativity has no limits. Extending your living space creates a different experience to enjoy your home and is perfect for all family members. With an outdoor living space you can entertain guests, encourage the young ones to be outdoors, be the “go-to” house for young teens or make it a perfect tranquil space to lounge and enjoy nature for some peace and quiet. FSI Landscape supply shares “the best part about outdoor living spaces, you can enjoy your yard all year round, no matter the season!” It is said that being outdoors can help elevate mood, promote sleep, reduce stress, and improve memory. So why not bring wellbeing right to your yard.
It is evident that hardscaping is the new landscaping trend of 2020 and will continue trending for many years to come. The list of benefits makes it easy to understand why the sudden popularity. With its versatility, eco-friendly aspect, pocket consideration, encouragement to utilize the square footage of your yard and a great feature to create an outdoor living space, hardscaping is a perfect addition.