This section contains lots of useful ideas and tips on designing a waterwise garden. It contains specific advice on designing a garden from scratch and useful information on revamping an existing garden. You’ll find information on drought tolerant plants, garden water features and different types of lawns, including synthetic turfs and various grasses.

Follow the links below to 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 much and keeping lawn to a minimum can all help to achieve a healthy, waterwise garden.