For the first time, wireless internet connectivity appeared as a trend, suggesting that people want a backyard that allows them to enjoy nature while staying connected.
Other trends included the planting of drought tolerant plants and incorporating native plants in to low maintenance
landscapes.The planting of vegetable gardens continues to remain popular, as do other ways to reduce lawn area such as the addition of fire pits or fire places.
Various ways to manage water also made the list, including the installation of permeable paving, rainwater harvesting, and the use of water-efficient irrigation systems.
The top four most popular outdoor design elements?
- Fire pits
- Wireless/internet connectivity
- Outdoor lighting.
Now take action outside and enjoy what the great outdoors that the 509 offers right outside your door.
All the best!