Grow a lush stand of native vegetation along streambanks, shorelines, and wetlands to protect and enhance these areas.
Take these actions and be awarded “Inches” towards your Tennessee Smart Yard:
- Maintain a mix of native trees, shrubs, grasses and wild flowers along water’s edge, creating a vegetated width that is as wide as practical. Value: 2 inches
- Create “no mow, no fertilizer, no pesticide” zones along waterways. Value: 2 inches