Alternative plantings can be found throughout campus. A majority of these plantings are in areas that would otherwise hold sod, a high maintenance method of landscaping. Low maintenance alternative plantings help to diversify the look of our campus as well as reduce our carbon footprint.
Native and alternative plantings are a large portion of the landscaping on campus. These plantings are adapted to our climate and require little to no maintenance. Plantings include:
Sunflower bed near Kirby Plaza in August.