Welcome to Texas SmartScape

Texas SmartScape™ is helping to promote education on pollution prevention through efficient and effective water use for the benefit of our citizens.

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2017 SmartScape Plant Sales

Searching for the best plants for your landscape? Texas SmartScape™ plants are native or adapted to North Central Texas, so they can thrive—come rain or shine—with little to no pesticides or fer

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Stop the Crape Murder!

Contrary to popular belief, this is not the way to prune your crape myrtle trees. Do not be led to believe this is necessary by landscape crews or neighbors!

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Upcoming Events

Grand Prairie
Compost 101
  • Apr 01, 2017 |
  • Grand Prairie

Learn the basics of composting, whether at home or in the community garden.

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Rain Barrels 101
  • Apr 04, 2017 |
  • Plano

Interested in the benefits of rainwater harvesting using a rain barrel? Enroll in a Rain Barrels 101

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Why SmartScape?

SmartScapes are NOT

  • Desert 'scapes
  • Rock gardens
  • Cactus plants

SmartScapes ARE

  • Well adapted to the Texas heat
  • Drought tolerant
  • Pest and disease resistant
  • Attractants of beneficial animals and insects

By Using Native and Adaptive Plants, you

  • Conserve precious water
  • Reduce stormwater runoff
  • Prevent water pollution
  • Provide wildlife habitat