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Landscape Projects with WaterUps®
Little Veggie Patch, Perth WA
North Perth Community Garden project built by Little Veggie Patch. WaterUps® were used throughout this project including for the sub-irrigation of the turfed area under the swings.
Outside Space, NSW
This project was specifically designed by Outside Space to provide a large 6m x 6m vegetable garden for a family on the south coast of NSW. The WaterUps® wicking system was installed in a specifically fabricated steel bed frame.
Now & Zen Landscapes, NSW
This project was designed and constructed by Now & Zen Landscapes in the Blue Mountains NSW to provide a modern stylish look incorporating a home vegetable garden. Corrugated steel beds were retro-fitted with the WaterUps® wicking system and fully enclosed by a black mesh fence and canopy.
Urban Landscape Projects, NSW
In December 2020 WaterUps® did its first installation for Urban Landscape Projects at their Kiddiwinks Pre School project at South Windsor in western Sydney. ULP has been building wicking beds into their landscape designs for a number of years. They are now using WaterUps® because they make installation much easier.
Nice Idea Gardens, NSW
This roof top vegie garden in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs was designed and constructed by Yvonne Beckhurst from Nice Idea Gardens. These large steel bed frames were specifically designed to fit the WaterUps® wicking cells while at the same time providing a “high end” look in keeping with the beautiful period house behind.
JV Landscaping, NSW
These decorative timber beds were constructed by JV Landscaping to provide wicking beds with inbuilt storage beneath the water reservoir.
WaterUps® News for Landscapers
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.
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.
Often the first question we are asked by people who are not familiar with wicking is, “how does it work?” Well, we could, and usually do, explain that it is based on a scientific principle called capillary rise.
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
Eric Sturman from WaterUps joined Kosta as a co-host of the Sydney Edible Garden trail 2021