Water conservation, Water use efficiency, Domestic gardens, Lawns and turf
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Much of the summer water consumption occurs because it is widely believed that heavy summer watering is necessary. Householders often mistakenly water heavily to keep their gardens green and growing. Many may not realise that gardens can be kept vigorous and healthy with much less water than is commonly applied.
Cole, K S.
"Water economy for lawns and gardens,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 15:
4, Article 11.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol15/iss4/11