Sustainable Canberra Garden   

Using Water Wisely

xeriscape garden

Drought hardy plant material and permeable path at the Xeriscape Garden, Weston Creek. Photo Edwina Richardson.










» Introduction

 » Principles of Water Wise Gardens

1. Planning

2. Improve Soils

3. Grouping Plants

4. Mulch

5. Drip Irrigation

6. Reduce Lawns

7. Regular Maintenance

8. Water harvesting

 » Using Grey Water



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and the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects
(Edwina Richardson AILA)
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