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Water Wise Plants


Why should I plant Water Wise Plants?
  • Water Wist Plants need less water to thrive in our area.

What is the "Annual" Plant List?
  • "Annuals" are a category of plants that completes its life cycle in one season. Annuals must be replanted each year. This list provides water wise annuals for the South Plains area. Use this plant list to promote water conservation in your neighborhood. 

What is Texas SmartScape?
  • The purpose of SmartScape™ is to educate our citizens on the ecological, economic and aesthetic benefits of using landscaping plants, shrubs, grasses and trees that are native or adapted to our regional climate and local conditions. The ultimate goal is to conserve local water supplies and improve storm water runoff quality by reducing the amount of water needed to maintain landscapes while decreasing the amounts of pesticide, fertilizer and herbicides used in landscaping practices. The SmartScape™ web site is an interactive "how to" guide that walks you through the SmartScape™ concept. SmartScaping™ creates a lush and colorful oasis for your family and for West Texas' native flora and fauna.