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Roof terrace Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hobart TAS
In early 2020 WaterUps® were installed in the planters that formed the perimeter of The Deck roof garden restaurant in the newly built 9 storey Crowne Plaza Hotel in Hobart. WaterUps® were used to provide a consistent water supply, and reduced maintenance, for the edible natives given their exposure to sun and consistent wind.
Macquarie Point, Hobart TAS
WaterUps® wicking systems were installed at Macquarie Point by Angus Stewart in 2019. The timber beds at the Edible Precinct house a variety of European plant species alongside native bush foods. It’s Australia’s largest edible precinct and is open to the public.
Habitat House roof planters, Surry Hills NSW
In 2020 Green Options Landscaping installed round planter pots on the roof of Habitat House. The challenge of this design was to establish a system that provided rooftop greening that required only occasional watering given the difficult access conditions.
Planters at Hobart Airport, TAS
These decorative planters were part of an upgrade to the facade of Hobart Airport in May 2020. The planters were fitted with WaterUps® wicking cells by Horticultural and Landscape Supplies, our Tasmanian stockists. These wicking planters will provide a consistent water system to the plants and a low maintenance outcome.
WaterUps® Commercial Projects News
Drip irrigation is compared to wicking bed sub-irrigation using WaterUps®. We look at water availability, water capture, watering effectiveness, soil nutrition, cost and maintenance requirements.
Hildasid Farm will shortly be stocking the range of WaterUps products as our stockists for the Riverina area.
North Sydney Council uses WaterUps® to green its streetscapes sustainably with over 60 ‘wicking’ street planters along Military Road in Neutral Bay
In late 2020 the Forbes Shire Council wanted a low maintenance solution to improve the city centre’s streetscape so decided to use WaterUps® in their new tree planters.
The design the rooftop bar of the Crown Plaza in Hobart included perimeter garden beds featuring Australian bush tucker plants. The challenge was how to keep the plants alive without excessive maintenance in the exposed locations. That is why they used WaterUps®.
Waterups® is proud to announce that we have passed a major milestone of 20 million litres of water saved – that’s the volume of 8 Olympic sized swimming pools!
This post will focus on how to grow a more diverse range of vegetables using seeds rather than seedlings.
In 2020, when Hobart Airport needed to reorganise and expand their drop off and pick up parking facilities, they also wanted to be able to showcase a ‘greener’ sustainable environment. To achieve this they used WaterUps
This post will focus on the last chance you will get to sow a few Autumn and Winter crops in your wicking beds and what to plant.