Liveability Guides

By choosing plants that are suited to your local soil and weather conditions, you can save water without restricting your choice of garden design. Related

Low Water Garden Guide

Centre for Liveability Real Estate

By choosing plants that are suited to your local soil and weather conditions, you can save water without restricting your choice of garden design.

RegionName of GuideOrganisationLink to Guide
NationalThe Plant LibraryNative Plant SocietyThis Guide presents detailed information on a range of Australian plants - Acacia, Banksia, Grevillea, Callistemon, Eremophila, Leptospermum, Melaleuca, Kangaroo Paws and many others. Click on the following links for further information on the natural distribution, cultivation, propagation and of the indicated genera and families.
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NationalThe Australian Institute of HorticultureThe Australian Institute of HorticultureThe Australian Institute of Horticulture has become the pre-eminent national body that represents the interests and professional development of horticulturists in Australia. AIH aim to improve our physical environment through appropriate use of plants, assist and promote horticultural education and training and improving the quality and selection of plants used in Australia. Find out more here.
NationalWaterwise Plant SelectorSydney WaterThe Waterwise Plant Selector is a social platform to assist gardeners and landscapers with selecting plants best suited to their conditions in Australia.Find out more here.
Western AustraliaWaterwise Plant SearchWater Corporation of WAGrouping plants with similar watering needs can create a beautiful garden and water more efficiently. Use this directory to find the waterwise plants that will grow the best where you live. Find out more here.
Northern TerritoryWaterwise Gardening in the Top End, Nursery and Garden IndustryNT and Power and WaterIn the Top End, people use more than twice as much water as those living in other Australian capital cities. Being waterwise in the garden doesn’t mean you have to compromise on having a beautiful garden. The tips in this book, your garden could look better than ever. Find out more here.
Northern TerritoryWaterwise Action in Central AustraliadesertSMART COOLmobThis booklet has been put together to show you some simple and effective ways to lower your water use. Find out more here.
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In addition to their expertise in residential real estate, The Centre for Liveability Real Estate also works collaboratively with the sustainable design, construction, manufacturing and assessment and industries in the development of information on this site.

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