Event Description

Water is critical to a garden’s success. As the climate changes, we need to take care with how we capture and use water. The more steps we can take to conserve water, while maintaining healthy and productive trees and gardens, the more secure our sources of water will be into the future.

Topics covered

Smart design options and choices that reduce water usage
The role of garden zones and plant selection in Water Smart gardening
Characteristics of indigenous and exotic plants that love dry climates
The important role of soil in a Water Smart Garden and how you to improve soil’s water holding capacity
Meaningful mulch – types, how, when, pros and cons
Capture and storage of rainwater
Grey water – opportunities and what to be aware of
Irrigation options
Water Smart technologies


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Saturday 5 November 2022
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1800 577 548


Pakenham Library
Cnr John St & Henry St
Pakenham VIC
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