Steve Wratten

Steve Wratten is a SMART water user in the Selwyn District 


  • Steve has three different spots for growing his plants- two that are covered to ensure protection from the wind and one uncovered veggie patch
  • He uses trickle irrigation where water is released every 60cm and releases water precisely where the plant is
  • Steve uses a timer and sets it for about 20 minutes, only turning the tap on at cool periods of the day
  • Pea straw is the choice of mulch for Steve in his outside garden


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