Let's make your garden waterwise

Prior to 2018, 70% of Townsville’s residential water supply was being used on our lawns and gardens. Here is where we can make our biggest impact!

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Irrigation Optimisation - Lot less than 1,200m²

$198

If you have backflow prevention* in place, this service will provide you with a visit by an irrigation specialist to conduct a pressure leak detection test and optimise your irrigation system and settings.

* Must have backflow prevention installed, unless irrigating with an independent water supply (bore). Lot sizes greater than 5,000m² are ineligible for this service. You will be contacted within 7 days to organise a time. Due to the demand, there may be a delay of up to 6 – 8 weeks.

Irrigation Optimisation - Lot size 1,200m² - 5,000m²

$297

If you have backflow prevention* in place, this service will provide you with a visit by an irrigation specialist to conduct a pressure leak detection test and optimise your irrigation system and settings.

* Must have backflow prevention installed, unless irrigating with an independent water supply (bore). Lot sizes greater than 5,000m² are ineligible for this service. You will be contacted within 7 days to organise a time. Due to the demand, there may be a delay of up to 6 – 8 weeks.

Lawn Care Package

$86

Treat your lawn to a selection of soil enhancers and fertilisers designed to reduce your water use.

Waterwise Plants - up to 20 - up to 16 to 20 week wait

$5 each

Cut down your garden water use with a selection of hardy native plants* recommended for their low water needs. (Please note delays of up to 16 to 20 weeks to collect plants due to popularity.)

* Species selection will be at the discretion of the nominated supplier. Please refer to your customer order form once you have finalised your order for further information.

Mulch Delivery - 3m³

$214

Mulched gardens actively save water by reducing garden evaporation and assisting with weed management. Here you can have 3m³ of forest mulch – delivered* to your door!

* The supplier will contact you within 7 days to organise a time for delivery. Delivery may be delayed by up to 6 – 8 weeks.

Mulch Spread - 3m³ - must also order Mulch Delivery

$284

We’re rolling up our sleeves to assist disability or pensioner concession holders* by spreading the mulch we deliver.

* Available to community members entitled to support services, disability or pensioner only. Must be ordered with mulch delivery.

Compost Bin - 300-470L

$56

Actively save water through vegetation recycling and production of natural plant fertilisers.

Compost Bin - Tumbling Chamber

$70

Save water with vegetation recycling. The tumbling chamber allows you to produce natural plant fertilisers, enhancing the process through aeration.

Compost Bin - Tumbler

$164

Produce natural plant fertilisers from household scraps and actively reduce water use. Enhance this process with tumble mixing to increase aeration.

Compost Bin - 15L Benchtop

$24

Live in an apartment? No worries! Make compost from your benchtop with this compact composting solution.

Worm Farm - 2 Tray

$64

Recycle your organic waste into rich natural fertilizer for your garden. Saving water and enhancing your garden? It’s a win-win!

Worm Farm - 3 Tray

$73

Save even more water and recycle larger quantities of organic waste into rich natural fertiliser for your garden.