Top Commercial Landscaping Trends

In a commercial setting, your lawn and hardscape features play an important role in how clients and employees view your property. As springtime is soon approaching, it’s ideal to do some commercial landscaping chores. Make the most of the warm weather by managing your property’s outdoor space.

With that in mind, here are some of the trends emerging on the commercial landscape scene. Read this blog to learn more:

Robotic Lawn Mowers

Autonomous or robotic lawnmowers can speed up your lawn mowing job. This tool offers a strong cutting performance to keep your lawn in tip-top shape. Robotic mowers are easy to set up with rechargeable battery packs. They can maintain up to 320,000 sq. ft. of grass in your commercial landscape.

With specialized sensors, they can locate the boundary of the lawn area and avoid wandering off. Robotic lawn mowers are good if you want time savings and efficiency.

Permanent Outdoor Seating

The COVID-19 pandemic has made us grow closer to the outdoors and open spaces. We have learned that open air and more ventilation are needed to reduce infection risk. If you own a commercial space, it’s time to reevaluate your outdoor space.

You can start by expanding your outdoor common space. Add permanent outdoor seating where company gatherings or meetings can be held. Comfortable seating areas surrounded by nature will boost the function and beauty of your property. You may reach out to a landscaping company to inquire about hardscapes.

Green Building

A sustainable landscape addition is something that you should invest in. Rooftop gardens and wildflower gardens are a few examples. They improve the landscape and minimize maintenance costs in your commercial property.

To make your landscape greener, you can incorporate the latest irrigation technology. We all know that water costs rise continuously. Smart irrigation systems prevent water waste on a daily basis. They have sensors that monitor rain forecasts and other environmental conditions. When you have an automated system in your landscape, you can conserve money and keep your lawn healthy.

Low-Maintenance Plants

For quick and hassle-free landscaping, choose low-maintenance and drought-tolerant plants. A simple lawn is ideal if you prefer a clean, minimalist aesthetic in your commercial space. There are low-maintenance plants and perennials that don’t need upkeep or replanting. Smoke trees, caladium, sedum, liriope, and ribbon grass are some easy-to-grow shrubs.

Commercial property owners can keep an eye on their budget and improve their landscape. With low-maintenance plants, you can create maximum impact with minimal effort.

Distinctive Landscape Designs

Your landscape is one of the first things people see. Always remember that your commercial landscape design reflects your business. Your lawn and the rest of your outdoor space should be appealing to the eye. One way to achieve this is by focusing on unique designs and bold colors. 

A distinctive landscape creates a welcoming vibe for everyone. Invest in Zen features and minimalist designs that are soothing and appealing. When you choose unique landscape elements, tables and chairs, and fountains, people will be encouraged to stay longer. Add LED lighting fixtures for aesthetics and energy efficiency. 

Widen Your Plant Choices

Typically, the color of the plants evokes positive responses and a sense of relaxation. When you have a connection to nature, your mood can improve significantly. 

However, plants do not exist just for decoration. You can create a versatile landscape by choosing different plants and shrubs. Having a wide selection of plants will allow you to change plants and flowers according to season. Selecting plants for your commercial space is a maze that might confuse you. Consider the following factors when selecting landscaping plants:

  • Environment
  • Plant Size and Shape
  • Color Scheme
  • Soil Conditions
  • Maintenance Requirements

You may also pick flowering plants, shrubs that prevent bugs, or strongly scented plants that help set the mood for your guests. A professional landscaping expert can guide you throughout the plant selection process.


Commercial landscaping trends come and go, but our dedication to our clients will never wane. Midstate Landscaping is here to create the landscape of your dreams. We offer commercial landscaping, lawn care, hardscaping, mulching, and snow removal.

All our landscaping experts are skilled in increasing functionality and enhancing the great outdoors. Count on us, and we will show you the difference we can make. To discuss specific trends that fit your commercial property, contact our staff today.