Tips & Techniques

Landscaping & Water Conservation Tips & Techniques


Texas SmartScape is an interactive how-to-guide that teaches north central residents the SmartScape concepts of landscaping with native and adapted plants, which promote water conservation and require little or no pesticides or fertilizers to thrive. A yard that is smart for Texas doesn’t have to mean rocks and cactus.

Online Options & Tools

Photographs, landscaping design tools, and a searchable plant database are integrated in the interactive SmartScape. Whether you’re in the market for a major landscape overhaul or just a few quick fixes to save water this summer, Texas SmartScape has the tools to help you succeed. Texas SmartScape.



Water is Awesome

Water is Awesome is the regional water conservation outreach campaign by the Tarrant Regional Water District, City of Dallas Water Utilities and North Texas Municipal Water District. Check out the website at https://waterisawesome.com/ for conservation tips on outdoor watering, recommended plants, indoor use and more.  Water is awesome. Use it. Enjoy it. Just don’t waste it. 

Free Weekly Watering Advice

Did you know you can sign up for free weekly watering advice? Email and text messages are sent every Monday and advice is based on weather station data and local rainfall. Sign up at https://waterisawesome.com/weekly-watering-advice