Focus on plants that need water most

Use a saucer to minimise water loss

Direct the hose or watering can to water the base of the plant

Water in the evenings during the summer

An irrigation system can be thebest use of water

Collect water in a water butt or container

Bark or a gravel mulch will helpminimise evaporation

Choose the right plant for the right place

Plant some drought tolerant plants, like grasses and lavenders