6 Commercial Trends in Landscaping to Watch for in 2019

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6 Commercial Trends in Landscaping to Watch for in 2019

When it comes to determining how your prospective clients, employees and future tenants view your business, your landscaping plays an important role. Regardless of the scale of your business, adding a breathtaking landscape can establish your commercial property as a thriving and welcoming environment. With that in mind, here are the latest commercial landscaping trends for 2019 that will help you create a more charming and inspiring landscape, while saving you money and time on maintenance.

Smart Irrigation

Thanks to dwindling resources, rising water rates and regulative mandates, water preservation is the prime concern for any commercial property owner – and that is why easy and effective management of landscape irrigation is very important. Many reliable and smart technologies (such as drip irrigation systems, rain sensors and advanced wireless controllers) can help you make a move toward increased water use efficiency.

Green Roofs

More and more companies are making a ‘green’ move by looking for environmentally friendly methods to improve their businesses. One such way is aptly known as green roof. Green roofs are roofs that are either partially or entirely covered with lush vegetation. Green roofs serve several huge benefits including but not limited to, improved drainage, better air quality, improved energy efficiency, and increased green space in the community.

Drought-Tolerant Plants

Do you fancy having a commercial property full of wonderful lush greenery and colorful plant life throughout the year? If so, you may want to shift to drought-tolerant plants. These plants can also dramatically limit the amount of water required for your commercial property.

Place-making Environments

When it comes to designing inviting and functional commercial properties, placemaking is a common trend that many landscape architects are taking advantage of. This modern trend is all about thoughtfully designing a desirable space where everyone would love to get together – think parks filled with water features, sculptures, play areas, comfortable seating and spectacular plant life.

Customized LED Lighting

A wonderful plant life and other pretty natural features will surely add to the aesthetic appeal of your commercial landscape – but have you considered installing customized LED landscape lighting? LED lighting can instantly make your landscape appear more modern and bring out all the natural elements surrounding your commercial property. In addition, LED lighting consumes up to 75% less power and runs on 20 times longer.

You are going to see or hear about new landscaping trends every year but the key is to adopt the features that best highlight your commercial property and are smarter for your business.