Landscape Resources

Resources & Maintenance

Please visit Frisco Public Work’s Water Resources for other landscape-related information. Public Works personnel may be able to help with New Landscape Exemption Request requirements for temporary watering, and other useful tips, such as composting, drip irrigation, mulching, watering recommendations, and more! Public Works may be reached at (972) 292-5800 or via email Water Wise.

Resources (other)

American Hort - Provides buyers and sellers of nursery stock with a common terminology in order to facilitate transactions involving nursery stock.

Native Plant Society of Texas - (Collin County Chapter) promotes the conservation, research and using native plants through education, outreach and example.

Native Prairies Association of Texas (NPAT) is dedicated to the conservation, restoration, and appreciation of native prairies, savannas, and other grasslands in Texas. NPAT provides information regarding Texas vegetation.

Texas A&M Forest Service provides a Texas Tree Planting Guide that shares the best tree choices and other plant selections for yards. Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation has a restoration and conservation plan to enable Texans to contribute to wildlife conservation by developing wildlife habitats where they live, work, and play. Texas Wildscapes provides information on plants and other vegetation, design tips, and more.

Texas Smartscapes is a program to help residents learn how to create beautiful landscapes that will survive the spring rains, summer droughts, cold winters, while also protecting water resources.

Urban Forestry Program is led by Frisco’s Urban Forestry Board and advises City Council members regarding promotions, improvements and the protection of the urban forest. Urban Forestry Board Members are listed on the Boards & Commissions page.

Water University at the Texas A&M AgriLife Dallas Center offers scientifically based solutions for water conservation and resource management including how-to videos, full virtual classes and more.