TAMS have the gobsmacking news that maintenance pays off in the medium term!
Despite one of the warmest and windiest summers on record, including Canberra’s hottest ever January, about one percent (216) of the 21,500 young trees in our streets and parklands have been lost as a result of environmental stress in the last five months, [...]
Im looking at irrigation for the lawn I will soon be seeding. It’s a big lawn (over 1000mtrs) and I’ve heard a few things about planting drip line underneath as opposed to sprinklers.
Any help or advice you could offer would be appreciated
Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has announced a tech rollout in the humble world of tree watering:
ACT Chief Minister and Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Katy Gallagher, today announced that a project is underway to water more than 22,000 young trees throughout 94 suburbs of Canberra utilising GPS technology to map tree locations.
“The ACT Government [...]
ACTEW has announced a change in water restrictions following excellent winter rains which have pushed the dam levels up to 65%. So from 1 September we’re going down to Stage 2.
Under Stage 2 Water Restrictions some limited lawn watering and car washing is allowed and conditions for topping up ponds and swimming pools are slightly [...]
Does anyone know how clean / useable the waste water is from an evaporative air conditioning unit? I’ve got my unit draining into a 600 litre tank which then goes out onto the lawn. It doesn’t appear to be killing the grass, but then again the lawn ain’t looking that great either.
Would the water be [...]
Back in November we had a look at another piece of ACT Government unpleasantness relating to Kingston’s Green Square.
Now the Green’s Caroline Le Couteur is going in to bat for the important piece of community amenity, and she’s wise to the ACT Government’s wicked ways:
“The area is called Green Square because of the green square [...]