Day: February 11, 2017

Right Plants
Landscape Design

Choosing the Right Plants to Help you Save Water

When it comes to sustainable landscape design, there are a lot of things to consider. First, you have to think about how you are going to design a garden which is sustainable and which doesn’t put any unnecessary pressure on the environment or on your surroundings.

Australia is one of the driest countries in the world. Most people throughout the country are on or have been on water restrictions at some point, and this can make it hard to grow certain plants. If you are trying to save water when you design your new garden, then choosing the right plants is probably the most important thing.

Consider the following when choosing plants for your garden to help you save water:

Your climate:

Obviously, the most important thing to think about when choosing plants for your garden is your climate. You need to try and find things which are suited to your climate, as they probably won’t need a whole lot of watering throughout the year.

Above all, you need to think about the heat. Most traditional garden plants are from cooler parts of the world, and they need a lot of water if you plant them in hot places. If you really want to save water with your garden, then choose plants which are suited to the heat and which are at least somewhat drought tolerant.


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