Hacienda del Desierto Bed & Breakfast in Tucson, Arizona is a Certified Wildlife Habitat. We have let important trees and shrubs grow without pruning in areas close to our home but not in areas which require
architectural landscaping which has created nesting areas for birds and cover for small animals to escape from predators.
We have two fountains and two wildlife ponds at the Hacienda which provide water to javalina, birds, rabbits, bobcats, coyotes, and other desert animals. Various arid plants, especially red flowering ones, attract
“By providing food, water, cover and a place for wildlife to raise their young–and by incorporating sustainable gardening practices–you not only help wildlife, but you also qualify to become an official Certified Wildlife Habitat.”
Hummingbirds are attracted by all the flowers, especially the red ones.
See more beautiful gardens and a butterfly garden while visiting Tucson at Tucson Botanical Gardens.