Luxe Corner ERA Distinctive Properties

1 1 10 E R A D I S T I N C T I V E P R O P E R T I E S L U X E C O R N E R S P R I N G / S U M M E R 2 0 2 2 L U X U R Y L A N D S C A P I N G T R E N D S Sustainable and Local Luxury and sustainability increasingly go hand in hand, particularly with regard to outdoor landscaping trends. One of the most fulfilling ways to add an element of sustainability to your outdoor space is by growing your own herbs, fruits and vegetables; few things are as rewarding as eating a delicious meal sourced with organic ingredients from your own garden. Start by conducting a little research into which crops are best suited to your climate; tomatoes, zucchini, green beans and sweet potatoes thrive in hot weather, whereas kale and carrots are coolweather lovers. Another way to support the environment is with native plants. Trees, grasses and flowers that are uniquely suited to your local climate are more likely to flourish, making it easier for you to care for your yard. In turn, these plants attract and support local wildlife - adding a wonderfully natural element to your backyard ambiance. Luxury and sustainability increasingly go hand in hand. " " Innovative Irrigation If you live in a particularly arid climate, your best bet is desert-style landscaping, which features plenty of hardscaping and a smattering of hearty plants that thrive without much water. If not, you’ll need to make sure that the greenery within your luxury backyard is properly watered. That’s where smart irrigation comes in. A departure from the standard irrigation systems which simply run on a timer, these technologically advanced systems deliver a customized watering schedule based on a number of factors ranging from outdoor temperature to soil moisture. The temperature and soil sensors are easy to install and are managed wirelessly via a controller, which can be operated on your computer or mobile device. More sophisticated systems also include irrigation heads that are designed exactly to your backyard specifications, eliminating water waste. The possibilities for your backyard transformation are limitless. With these luxury trends in mind, you can create a stylish meeting place, a haven of tranquility and a sustainable source of healthy nutrition (or all three).