Gardeners in 2020 will want unconventional varieties and eco-conscious surroundings

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According to the AP, "gardeners in 2020 will veer from the beaten path, opting for unconventional varieties and eco-conscious surroundings, according to a plant trends study by horticulturalists with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS).

"Their forecast is based largely on market observations and feedback from people seeking information from Extension offices.

"Interest is strong for native plants, dwarf hybrids, 're-wilding' gardens, edible settings, wildlife-friendly landscapes, dark foliage, succulents, novel greens, landscaping for natural disasters, and softer, leafier floral arrangements, the horticulturists said."

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