Garden Design

Discover how you can achieve a water efficient garden simply by doing some careful planning and applying design principles used by the professionals.

Remember that careful choice and position of plants, improving soils, applying mulch and keeping lawn to a minimum can all help to achieve a healthy, water wise garden.

Water Wise Rules apply to gardening from 1 July 2014.

Under Water Wise Rules watering of lawns and gardens with a sprinkler, irrigation system or trigger nozzle hose, is permitted any day before 10am or after 4pm to avoid the heat of the day.

Revamping an Existing Garden

Useful ideas and tips on making an existing garden more water efficient. Read more


Understanding your gardens microclimate will help you to create a water efficient garden. Read more

Water Zones

Group plants with similar water needs for a more water efficient garden. Read more


Information on water saving lawn varieties, maintenance and care. Read more