One of the three garden trends for 2017 is the monastery garden with a stylish revamp. You don’t need to be a monk to enjoy it - you can readily apply the trend on your balcony or patio or in your garden. Read on and give the style your own twist.
Seclusion, intimacy and rituals are important in this garden trend. Shades of green and blue exude a positive, calm atmosphere, together with natural materials with lots of relief. The style plays with symbolism, from a patio with a labyrinth pattern to a niche with a favourite garden statue for a moment of meditation. You can literally place nature on a pedestal with mosaic cabinets filled with plants like Lavender and Grape. They stimulate the senses in a natural way, making the garden a place which fills you with confidence and offers a safe counterbalance to the uncertain world outside.
A couple of examples: