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It's All About Color

Color is the spice of life. It adds vitality to the landscape, increases interest and boosts the curb appeal of your home. Here are a few practical ways to enhance your landscape with a boost of color, and remember it’s all about variety.

Reduce the lawn, increase the blooms.

A great way to enhance your landscape is to increase color with beautiful drought tolerant plants and shrubs. This will reduce your maintenance and water requirements, while enhancing your home’s curb appeal. Visit www.txsmartscape.com for native and adaptive varieties suitable for North Central Texas.

Like to entertain, then contain.

Entertainment retreat areas can easily be created through container gardening. Varieties of plants, ivy’s, ferns and blooms can be changed at a whim. Additionally, they are a bright contrast for walkways, patios, decks and pool areas. Thinking about reducing that water thirsty lawn, this is an easy way to create a beautiful hardscape.

Flowers are great, but don’t forget about herbs and small vegetables. Containers can ensure you have fresh herbs when needed to enhance your favorite dishes or beverages. The possibilities are limited only by your creativity.

Tips

Report Water Waste

Fort Worth has year-round watering restrictions which include a no more than twice a week irrigation schedule. Please report water waste online or use the MyFtWorth app for smartphones. Questions? See Frequently Asked Questions.

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