Provide for Wildlife

Select plants that create habitat for the wildlife you would like to see.

Provide for Wildlife module presented by Carol Reese, retired (2022) Extension Horticulture Area Specialist.

Take these actions and be awarded “Inches” towards your Tennessee Smart Yard:

  • Incorporate plants that support habitat needs of desired wildlife. (e.g., provides food, cover, place to raise young) Value: 2 inches
  • Provide a water source. (e.g., bird bath, pond) Value: 2 inches
  • Install bat houses, bird houses, bird feeders, etc. Value: 2 inches