Inner West Council

Waterwise Gardening

With increasing populations and climate change variability it's important to think about conserving water and using it more effectively in our gardens.

25% of the average household's water usage occurs outdoors, so it's a great place to make significant savings on your water bill. Furthermore, being water-wise in the garden doesn't mean you have to compromise on having a beautiful garden. In fact, if you follow the tips on this webpage your garden could look better than ever!




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For more tips on designing and maintaining a waterwise garden download the following publications. Please note that these Guides are written for different States so some of the suggested plant selections (both native and non-native) may not be suitable for Sydney.