Clifton Gardens 01Contemporary Patio, Sydney
What Houzz contributors are saying:
Picky plantingsMore than three-quarters of homeowners update the plants in their outdoor area during a renovation, most opting for low-maintenance varieties. Homeowners also seek out plants that are drought-tolerant, produce flowers, fruit, herbs or vegetables, or are native to Australia.Waste notAnother interesting trend in backyard renovations is the updating of outdoor systems to accommodate composting, with 40 per cent of respondents saying this was part of the work they had done. This reflects our national desire to join the war on waste, and to live greener, more sustainable lives at home.