25% of property owners in the UK with outside space have turned all or part of their garden into a driveway and a further 17% are planning to make this change, according to new research by Aviva. 15% have changed part or all of their garden into a driveway with hard, non-permeable material, such as tarmac or paving, which doesn’t allow water to travel through to the soil beneath. It’s not just driveways that are proving popular. 10% of owners with outside space have replaced at least some of their garden’s natural lawn with artificial grass and a further 29% plan to or would consider making the swap.
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