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Do Smart Irrigation Controllers Really Save Water?
Landscaping
Wednesday April 19 2017

Do Smart Irrigation Controllers Really Save Water?

The current and historical practice of controlling our irrigation is reliant on timers.

What to Look for in a Healthy Office Tenancy
Commercial
Monday March 20 2017

What to Look for in a Healthy Office Tenancy

Think beyond the rent. There are hidden costs in unhealthy spaces.

How to Manage a Green Roof over the Christmas Period
Green
Thursday December 8 2016

How to Manage a Green Roof over the Christmas Period

The Australian summer can be challenging for gardens and green roofs, with extreme conditions, heat waves and lack of water taking a toll on plants. Now...

Adaptively Managing Green Roofs and Walls
Green
Friday November 18 2016

Adaptively Managing Green Roofs and Walls

How do you plan the management and maintenance of a green infrastructure asset when there is little to no information available about how different green infrastructure...

Rising Temperatures Threaten Aussie Plant Life
Landscaping
Wednesday September 14 2016

Rising Temperatures Threaten Aussie Plant Life

Plants growing in inland Australia are near a tipping point in their ability to cope with rising high temperatures, a study has found.

Do Community Garden Green Roofs Work?
Landscaping
Thursday April 28 2016

Do Community Garden Green Roofs Work?

In the last 12 months, almost every time I have given a talk about green roofs in Australia, whether to the general public, property developers, facility...

Green Roof Maintenance Strategies for Facility Managers
Strata
Wednesday April 13 2016

Green Roof Maintenance Strategies for Facility Managers

For facility managers and building managers whose buildings have a green roof on their roof or balcony, it is important to understand what these assets are,...

Soil Is Key to Healthy Green Cities
Landscaping
Thursday April 7 2016

Soil Is Key to Healthy Green Cities

There is a growing push toward greening cities as a response to urbanisation and climate change. This is because adding trees and other plants to urban...

What is Green Roof Maintenance?
Landscaping
Friday April 1 2016

What is Green Roof Maintenance?

Like any garden, gardens on roofs cannot survive without a gardener. Without a gardener, they cease to be gardens and become wild places.