How To

Saving Water in the Garden

Water is a precious resource – one that should be used wisely in the garden and never taken for granted.

Tips for growing a waterwise garden

Tips for effective watering

Tips to help water go further

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Waterwise calendar

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Use autumn leaves to make mulch and soil-improving compost. Install new irrigation systems. Add water storage crystals to the soil where new roses are to be planted. Apply soil wetters to lawns and garden beds. Renew mulch layers on garden beds.


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