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LCM BLOG: Outdoor Living

5 Outdoor Living Space Trends for 2024

Outdoor living spaces in 2024 are shifting to reflect our evolving lifestyles. You'll find tranquility taking center stage with serene water features, while technology smartly integrates into designs for extra comfort and convenience. Wellness spaces are carving out a niche in backyards, turning them into personal health retreats. Outdoor areas are becoming more versatile, doubling as workspaces or entertainment zones. Lastly, low-maintenance designs are gaining traction, allowing you to enjoy your outdoor space without the hassle of upkeep. So, get ready to re-imagine your outdoor living space with these top 5 trends for 2024.

Technological Integration

photo of a large natural rock water feature at night with lighting

Expanding your outdoor living space in 2024 takes the concept of multi-functionality a step further. You're not just creating a space to relax and entertain, but a place that's alive, dynamic, and full of nature's bounty.

What about a serene fountain in the corner of your patio, or a cascading waterfall along your garden path? These features don't just add aesthetic appeal, but also have a calming effect, creating an oasis of tranquility in your backyard.

Water gardens are another popular choice. They're not just beautiful to look at, but also support a variety of aquatic life, adding an extra dimension of biodiversity to your outdoor space. Picture yourself sitting on your patio, sipping your morning coffee while watching fish swim in your water garden.

Simplicity is the new sophistication. We can help you create a design that allows you to relax, rather than worry about constant upkeep.

Consider incorporating features like cascading waterfalls into your outdoor space. Not only do they add a stunning visual element, but they also create a serene ambiance with their soothing sounds. Backyard waterfalls, in particular, are a popular choice due to their versatility and ease of maintenance.

Opting for native plants instead of exotic ones can also reduce the amount of care required. They're better adapted to your local climate, which means they'll require less water and attention.

In general, creating a water feature that is easy to clean, or including a self-cleaning system in your design will help prevent common issues related to algae and debris build-up. And we also offer maintenance plans with our installations to help make the process even more worry-free.


Integrating technology, and making the most out of your outdoor living space through the use of multi-function water features and landscaping will be popular trends we see going into 2024. But most importantly, providing a space for relaxation and wellness, with an emphasis on worry-free maintenance ensures you are truly benefiting from upgrading your backyard.

Let us know how we can help! Send us a message with your ideas and we can work with you from there.