Examples to include the harvesting of rain and grey water, composting areas, use of drought-tolerant plants, minimal use of lawns, mulching, no-dig systems, bio-diverse planting, ponds, insect hotels and wildlife habitats.
SUSTAINABLE GARDEN MAINTENANCE
Plan the building of composting bins to recycle garden waste back to the garden;
Specify the practice of mulching planted areas instead of using weed killers;
Planning the installation of a water collecting system (many water butts);
Plan a vegetable/fruit growing area into the design;
Plan a wildlife pond to encourage toads and frogs to help with pest control.
GARDEN WASTE RECYCLING
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