Wetlands – The Kidneys of our Waterways

Wetlands – bet you didn’t know that, besides forests, they are the most biodiverse places across this wide land, home to a startling array of flora…

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Greywater & pH

pH is different from alkalinity although the two terms are used interchangeably. Alkalinity measures the hardness or concentration of calcium…

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Rainwater & Tanks

A rainwater conservation system involves collecting rainwater from the roof and storing it in a tank for later use as irrigation water. Recycling…

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Sub-surface Irrigation Systems

For many of us, watering the garden has always been a bit of a “hit and miss”, and all too often it seems like too much hard work. To take the stress…

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Permeable Surfaces

When water hits a non-permeable surface it will follow gravity to the lowest point, normally a drain. The water then flows down through the storm…

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Water Sensitive Urban Design

Many professionals in the gardening and landscaping industry are exploring ways of creating more sustainable landscapes. Water Sensitive Urban Design…

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Greywater Info

So what is greywater? Greywater! A few years ago this was a fairly uncommon term to most of us, but nowadays we can't go to the nursery or turn on…

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Greywater Detergents

If you want to re-use your greywater, you need to be careful of the washing agents used. Salts Salts (sodium sulphate) are a by-product of the…

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Which Tank Should I Get?

As summer becomes a distant memory and the weather begins to cool, many of us have been privy to an unusual phenomenon... rain! With all the wet…

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Stormwater Runoff

Gardening practices have an important influence on the quality of water in our streams, creeks and bays. Australian soils and waterways are generally…

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