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Native and Adapted Gardens Near You

Texas SmartScape

Texas SmartScape™ recommends that you view some established areas with attractive native and adapted plantings before finalizing your landscape. Here is a list, by county, of some of the many demonstration sites across the region. Additionally, a number of retail nurseries have displays and plantings that rival some of the best demonstration sites and offer specimen plants in full bloom and in their prime.

Collin County

Dallas County

Denton County

  • Environmental Education, Science and Technology Building, Avenue C between Mulberry and Hickory, Denton
  • Lewisville Independent School District Outdoor Learning Area (LISDOLA), N. of Bus 121 & Holford Prairie, Lewisville
  • Upper Trinity Regional Water District, 300 Treatment Plant Rd., Lewisville. Call ahead for access: (972) 436-2379

Hood County

  • Demonstration garden with rainwater harvesting demonstrations, an Earth Kind Rose Trial, Native and well adapted plants for Hood County, 1410 West Pearl Street, Granbury

Hunt County

  • Hunt County Heritage Garden, 2217 Washington Street, Greenville

Somervell County

  • Earth Kind Rose Demonstration Garden, Heritage Park, 100 Matthews Street, Glen Rose

Tarrant County

  • Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park in Grapevine, located between Wall Street and Ball Street in Grapevine
  • Fort Worth Botanic Gardens, 3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard (off of University Drive)
  • City of North Richland Hills Environmental Services Building, 7200 C Dick Fisher Dr. S., North Richland Hills
  • Fort Worth SW Regional Library, 3900 S. Hulen St., Forth Worth
  • Street-side Demonstration Area, 5324 Davis Blvd., North Richland Hills
  • Tarrant County Sub-Court House, 6551 Granbury Rd., Fort Worth Veteran's Park
  • Molly Hollar Wildscape in Veterans Park , 3600 W. Arkansas Ln. and Spanish Trail, Arlington
  • Weston Gardens, West of 8101 Anglin Dr., Fort Worth
  • Resource Connection, 1100 Circle Drive, north of Highway 20 off of Campus Drive, Fort Worth
  • Euless Park Department Office, 1314 Royal Parkway, Euless
  • Mansfield City Hall, 1200 East Broad Street, Mansfield
  • Arlington Branch Library, 3311 SW Green Oaks Boulevard, Arlington
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