Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 12, 2012
Garden Media Group, the leading public relations agency and trend spotters in the lawn and garden industry, is back with the third installment of the 2013-2014 garden trends report. The final ‘forces of nature’ range from light forces to inner forces, and the impact these forces have on people’s lives.
Check out these four important trends that Susan McCoy and her team see on the horizon in the garden:
Light Forces: Sunlight allows flowers to exude a magical glow but people are now installing unique light features and growing reflective plants as to enjoy gardens at night, too. Homes are displaying up-lighting, down-lighting, and low-energy features for creative garden displays. Public and private gardens are experimenting at night by hiring artists to create mesmerizing lighting mixed with plant beds and arrangements.
“A natural and sustainable way to make your garden pop at night is to add white plants and bulbs. The moon provides enough natural lighting to allow the plants to glisten under its reflection,” says McCoy.
Inner Forces: People inherently want to be outdoors and in nature. Busy, everyday events prevent that, so the trend for gardening both indoors and out has been on the rise. Plants have been proven to provide mental and physical rehabilitation; being “in nature” promotes healing and increases concentration. Live indoor houseplants add instant green beauty, freshen up spaces, reduce stress, speed healing, lower blood pressure and bring peace of mind.
“Indoor plants like peace lilies, palms and orchids scrub the air clean of toxins so we can breathe healthier. Plus year-round b
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