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Meet Peter from Residential Irrigation. Peter has lived in the Territory for over 43 years, with 10 years in the bush and the last 30 years in Virginia. “The Top End is just great! Laid back lifestyle [...]
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Meet Tony from Universal Plants NT. Meet Tony from Universal Plants NT. Tony’s an old hand at this (in fact he’s been in the horticulture industry for 44 years!) and has experience in all aspects of [...]
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Meet Peter from Austec Irrigation. Moving here with his family in 1963, we think it’s safe to say he’s a true blue Territorian! Having been in the industry now for 30 years there isn’t much Peter hasn [...]
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Living Water Smart's Garden Tune Up provides a free garden irrigation audit at your home or business by one of our registered irrigation experts. The irrigator will reprogram your irrigation controller to provide your garden with the water it needs, when it needs it. It also includes up to $50 of on-the-spot irrigation repairs.
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Meet Michael from Killarney Homes... The easy access to fishing and camping right at your doorstep has kept Michael here in Darwin for the past 20 years. He has been in the landscaping game for over [...]
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Meet Quentin from Darwin Mowing... When you’ve been in the industry 27 years it is safe to say you’re part of the furniture, or in this case, part of the garden. For Quentin Green, owner of Darwin [...]
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Meet Gerry from Longgrass Mowing... After arriving in Darwin in October 1989 after a long, hot road trip up the west coast, Gerry VanWees from Longgrass Mowing, started his first job as a Ringer on [...]
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Meet Nick from ND Irrigation and Turf... It’s the laid back lifestyle that’s kept Nick Day from ND Irrigation and Turf here in the Territory all these years. This certified irrigation designer and [...]
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Meet Dan from Down 2 Earth Gardens and Landscapes... Dan Brown from Down 2 Earth Gardens and Landscapes has been in the industry for over 10 years. With qualifications in horticulture and permaculture [...]
Water Saving Tips
When planning your garden, selecting plants that thrive in conditions that change from months of drought to months of heavy monsoonal rain is a must! Luckily, there are some beautiful options, that [...]
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Hunter Hydrawise The Hunter Hydrawise is one of many smart irrigation controllers on the market. The Hydrawise system automatically adjusts your watering based on accurate local weather data. The [...]
Water Champions Darwin
With a garden made up of exotics, natives and lawn, Kevin was able to use the Garden Tune Up to set a more water efficient schedule based on the needs of each plant type. "Our water bill was getting [...]