Dear Mr. Smarty Plants, Our HOA is wanting to change the landscaping to Drought-tolerant plants and flowers. The area is Grayson County, south of Sherman Texas. What plants and flowers would you suggest? Thank you
Mr. Smarty Plants has assembled this list of drought-tolerant plants that are native to Grayson County. Please realize, however, for the trees and shrubs especially, initially the plants will require water until their roots are well-established.
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Blue plants or flowers in Baltimore, MD July 27, 2007 - I have a taxi company in the city called Bluecab. The headquarters is in an industrial area and the soil is tough and well, industrial. There will be no watering or maintenance done. Looks like a car ... view the full question and answer
Drought-resistant plants for Grand Prairie, TX March 24, 2006 - Can you tell me where I may obtain a list of drought-resistant plants for landscaping?
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Native plants for Jonestown/Leander September 01, 2010 - Dear Mr.Smarty Plants,
I am new to Texas we bought a house here in Jonestown/Leander that has absolutely no plant life whatsoever I was wondering if you could provide me with the names of some drough... view the full question and answer
Narrow strip of groundcover from Sonora TX April 29, 2013 - I have an area that is right under my patio about 12 feet by 1 ft. I'm looking for something to plant in there. It has afternoon sun, morning shade. I live in SW Texas so it is hot. but would like so... view the full question and answer