Sustainable Gardening

Canberra Plant Selector

Need help to choose plants suitable for your garden?

The Canberra Plant Selector enables you to look up sun, shade and frost tolerances, and the water requirements and growth habits of a range of plants found in Canberra gardens. This information can help you choose plants suited to your garden, and save water.

WaterRight Gardens webtool

Not sure how much water you need to keep your garden looking good?

Find out how plants, your soil, wind, shade and the seasons affect your garden and lawn watering needs.

Enter your garden details into the WaterRight Gardens Webtool to produce watering schedules and other helpful tips.

Sustainable gardening factsheets