9 Outdoor Decorating Trends for 2018

Southern California weather means we can extend our living area to the outdoors virtually year around. Here are nine trends that are gaining traction.

  1. Artificial grass has dramatically improved and looks lush and real.
  2. Native plants are big this year.
  3. Floating seats or benches sustain the flow of an outdoor area.
  4. Lighting in the trees, bushes and other sites provide some magic.
  5. Spare, Scandinavian white decorating means clean and elegant.
  6. Statement plants with giant leaves are fun and surprising.
  7. Chameleon plants change color with the temperature.
  8. Active play spaces combine garden and play features.
  9. Dwarf shrubs work well in the smaller yards of today.