Select the right plants for your garden and climate

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 are also water efficient, to choose from.  To save you scouring the web for information, Living Water Smart has compiled two documents, one which lists native plants and the other exotic plants.

These PDF's include images, descriptions, sizes and water requirements to help you safely plan and maintain your garden.

Link to PDF of native plants

Link to PDF of exotic plants

For further information, see our booklet on ‘Waterwise gardening in the Top End’. This details when to water, improving your soil condition, investing in irrigation systems, looking after your lawn and more.

Don't forget, to help save you water and money and get some great advise about keeping your garden and lawns healthy, hydro-zoning, irrigation scheduling and plant types book a free Garden Tune Up.  

Living Water Smart's Garden Tune Up provided 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.