Houzz landscaping trends, succulents and remodeling older homes: Home & Garden News

May 18 2016

HOUZZ LANDSCAPING TRENDS: Now that warm weather is here, many homeowners are dusting off their wish lists of outdoor building projects. We're interested in creating special outdoor spaces for dogs, kids and guests, according to the 2016 U.S. Houzz Landscaping Trends Survey. The survey includes information from nearly 1,000 U.S. homeowners using Houzz who are in the midst of, are planning, or who recently completed an outdoor project.

"Nearly half of outdoor renovators spend six or more hours a week in their yards, motivating them to invest in major features that transform the outdoors into additional living spaces," said Nino Sitchinava, principal economist at Houzz, said in a press release. "Hardy plants, LED or solar lighting, and hardscapes in place of lawns are some of the popular low-maintenance choices."

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