CLIMATE & GROWING CONDITIONS

Rainfall averages around 801mm per year in the Hawkesbury council district with the wettest 3 months being January, February and March when hot and humid conditions create storms which roll into the area from the Blue Mountains. Temperature extremes range from around 45deg in summer to well below zero in the dead of winter. Frost common throughout the district. The climate overall is almost identical to that of the Penrith and Camden areas.

Select plants from Zone 3 and Zone 4 when designing your garden in The Hawkesbury district.

GARDEN & LANDSCAPE DESIGN DA REQUIREMENTS

You may be required to submit landscape plans for approval purposes in some areas in the Hawkesbury. These plans are required to be prepared by qualified landscape architects, designers, or horticulturists. Contact our Sydney landscape designers to learn more or for a free garden design quote.

Below are links to Council DCPs and developer guidelines that provide information on what is required for your new garden:

REDBANK ESTATE NORTH RICHMOND LANDSCAPE DESIGN GUIDELINES

http://www.redbankrichmond.com.au/building_at_redbank

HAWKESBURY COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT CONTROL PLAN (DCP)

https://www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/development/development-information/development-control-plan/toc

HAWKESBURY SUBURBS WE SERVICE

  • Agnes Banks
  • Berambing
  • Bilpin
  • Blaxlands Ridge
  • Bligh Park
  • Bowen Mountain
  • Cattai
  • Central Colo
  • Central Macdonald
  • Clarendon
  • Colo
  • Colo Heights
  • Cornwallis
  • Cumberland Reach
  • East Kurrajong
  • Ebenezer
  • Fernances
  • Freemans Reach
  • Glossodia
  • Grose Vale
  • Grose Wold
  • Higher Macdonald
  • Hobartville
  • Kurmond
  • Kurrajong
  • Kurrajong Heights
  • Kurrajong Hills
  • Leets Vale
  • Lower Macdonald
  • Lower Portland
  • Maraylya
  • Mcgraths Hill
  • Mellong
  • Mogo Creek
  • Mountain Lagoon
  • Mulgrave
  • North Richmond
  • Oakville
  • Perrys Crossing
  • Pitt Town
  • Pitt Town Bottoms
  • Putty
  • Redbank Estate
  • Richmond
  • Richmond Lowlands
  • Sackville
  • Scheyville
  • South Windsor
  • St Albans
  • Ten Mile Hollow
  • Tennyson
  • The Devils Wilderness
  • The Slopes
  • Upper Colo
  • Upper Macdonald
  • Vineyard
  • Webbs Creek
  • Wheeny Creek
  • Wilberforce
  • Windsor
  • Windsor Downs
  • Wisemans Ferry
  • Womerah
  • Wrights Creek
  • Yarramundi