Vegetable Gardening Trends for 2021

Publish Date: 1st June 2021

With summer on our doorsteps, many of us are excited to get back in the garden. When the restrictions lift, we’ll be able to socialise in the garden with loved ones all summer long, so why not give the space a spruced-up look for 2021? Make the most of summer this year with some handpicked gardening trends for 2021 below. Whether you’re dining with family or partaking in an afternoon of brunch with your girlfriends, these trends are sure to set you apart from your neighbours. 

Country Bumpkin

Over lockdown, many of us have been dreaming of better days, laid back drinking iced tea in the sun. For some, this also means that they’ve been dreaming of leaving the city and reaching wide green open spaces to explore. Although not everyone can afford to move, many homeowners have the budget to improve their green spaces to accommodate their dreams. Creating a country garden in your home can help to reduce stress, and gardens modelled around the countryside are a big part of vegetable gardening trends for 2021. Why not grow your own vegetables in a potting shed alongside wild meadow flowers? 

Grow Your Own 

Another on the vegetable gardening trends list for 2021 is the DIY trend. If you don’t own a potting shed, why not build one? This can easily be done with crates or other wooden boxes, and you can paint them in any colour you want. Building a space for your veggies keeps critters and wild animals at bay. Plus, vegetable patches can be something that the whole family can enjoy. 

Be Bold 

If like us, you’ve noticed a lot of muted floral gardens over the last few years, you may be surprised to learn that bold colours are on the up. Not only with flowers and plants in the garden, but with vegetables too. Choose purple and red root vegetables to spruce up your vegetable garden this year. 

The Urban Jungle 

Urban gardening has been a part of the upcoming vegetable gardening trends for a while now, and it shows no sign of slowing either. For many city-dwellers, outside space is hard to come by, which is why indoor and balcony vegetable growth is on the rise. Why not invest in an iron bookshelf to house your budding new friends?

Built For Purpose

What do you do the most of in your garden? Whether it’s growing vegetables or entertaining guests, build your garden to suit your needs. For example, if you’re an avid grower, why not segment a section of your green space and dedicate it to growing your own food? If you have space and you also like to entertain friends or family, why not dedicate a corner of your garden to a bbq or dining area? A built-for-purpose garden is perfect no matter who you are and can streamline your activities to improve your way of life.  


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