North Central Texas Smartscape

Texas SmartScape™ utilizes xeriscape principles, but goes beyond the basics by providing design, care, and plant search tools that are "Smart" for North Central Texas. Learn more...

This Program Will Show You How To

Conserve water and save $Money$ on your water bills; beautify your home and local environment; attract native butterflies, hummingbirds and other wildlife; and prevent / help reduce storm water pollution!


2015 Texas SmartScape Plant Sale!

Plant Sale

Texas SmartScape has teamed up with The Home Depot, Ron’s Organics, Shades of Green, Weston Gardens, and our member cities in the DFW Area to bring you savings on native and adapted Texas plants!

There will be 29 events across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex from April through September. Find out about event locations and times, plants on sale, and more. IMPORTANT NOTE: May 30 and June 6 events have been postponed due to weather.

Texas SmartScape Digital Magazine

SmartScape Digital Magazine

SmartScape Chic

Staff and SmartScape participant communities have been hard at work creating the second edition of the Texas SmartScape digital magazine. This 28 page magazine highlights a few of our favorite plants in a fun and interesting way. This isn’t your usual, boring, botanical name and basic information. This magazine is packed full of beautiful images, helpful tips, and style guides for your landscape. It is our hope that you are inspired to add class and beauty to your landscape with native Texas plants in your own garden.

Please feel free to download, link to, share, post, read out loud to anyone passing by! We just want to get the word out about the water conservation and stormwater quality benefits of using native plants that require less water and maintenance while still providing a beautiful landscape year round.

Check it out!

Texas Natives Tough It Out

Texas Natives Tough It Out

March is Texas SmartScape Month

North Texas Residents, keep an eye out for this year’s “Texas Natives Tough It Out” SmartScape flyer in your water bill.

This march marks the 14th annual “March is Texas SmartScape Month.” SmartScape Month is a regionally coordinated effort to promote the water conservation, pollution prevention, recycling, composting, and waste reduction principles of Texas SmartScape. SmartScape approved plants are native and adapted to the Texas climate and need less water and fertilizer to thrive in the intense heat of Texas summers. In addition, the Texas SmartScape program encourages proper design, care, and maintenance techniques to better protect the environment. Since March kicks off landscaping season, this is an excellent time to turn your yard into a tough but beautiful SmartScape yard by planting native and adapted plants. Learn More...

You can also celebrate March is Texas SmartScape Month by checking out all the great FREE opportunities on our events page and going to a class or plant sale.

View older posts...

Search Plant Database

Use this search tool to identify which plants will work for you.

Plant Native Texas Plants