Get your $300 - $500 Garden Tune Up rebate
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.
Learn why you should get a Garden Tune Up rebate! What is Living Water Smart? Living Water Smart is a Power and Water initiative aiming to help the Darwin community become water efficient whilst [...]
During the Dry Season your lawns, garden beds and native plants have to deal with six to seven months of no rain at all, so it is important to know how to keep them healthy without over watering. When [...]
Landscaping of commercial and business properties shares the same principles as any garden. Data from research and consultation found that the majority of water savings for organisations relate to [...]
If you’ve been wondering why your neighbour’s garden is flourishing while yours is looking a little sad, the secret may be more than just green fingers. A glorious garden rarely happens by accident; it usually stems from great planning.
When watering, less really is more. But if you’re unsure (as most of us are) and are over watering just to be on the safe side, take a minute to read our advice on how to plan your watering schedule according to the time of year. Your garden and your water bill will thank you for it.
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 [...]
Irrigation systems can leak for a number of reasons, resulting in unnecessary water losses. Drippers can block up or blow off, joints can leak and pipes can split.
If you’ve noticed pools of water in your garden or dry patches of lawn, you may have a problem with your irrigation system. Here’s what you need to check.
There are several things you can do, to ensure your irrigation is effective.
Irrigation controllers and tap timers are a great way to give your garden the water it needs when it needs it. But some irrigation controllers can be hard to program. Inputting multiple start times is a very common trap that can lead to a lot of wasted water.
An attractive, well maintained garden or communal space can be a real point of difference to prospective tenants. Keeping on top of garden maintenance doesn’t have to be a major headache, but what it [...]
If you’re renting a property and you see an irrigation leak in a communal area like your front or back yard, it’s worth informing your landlord or property manager and asking if they know about Living [...]
Wet Season (December to March) In the wet season, there is really only one irrigation rule of thumb.Turn it off! However, keep an eye on your garden and only water it if it looks really thirsty. [...]
To support NT Government agencies and local councils, Living Water Smart is providing free irrigation services and advice in partnership with our registered irrigation specialists.
Water use in a school can be a huge expense. There’s a lot of grass to keep green and plenty of other jobs to do! Some schools we’ve worked with have had daily watering costs of up to $300! Now, there [...]
A great outdoor lifestyle is one of the key attractions for many residents to live and work in Darwin, whether it be a game on a sporting oval, relaxing at a picnic in the park, or enjoying tropical [...]