“Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.” —Dalai Lama
FIRE RESISTANT LANDSCAPING TIPS
In areas that have average to high fire risk, it pays to use fire-smart landscaping to protect your home and property. Inside our homes we have smoke detectors, flame retardant materials and safely designed fireplaces, ovens and stoves. But what have we done outdoors to decrease the risk of fire?
FOLLOW THESE TIPS FOR FIRE RESISTANT LANDSCAPING:
USE NON-FLAMMABLE HARDSCAPING MATERIALS
Hardscaping features are the non-plant parts of your landscape such as walkways, benches, gazebos, retaining walls,
bridges, and more. These structures can be made of wood, which is flammable, but there are many non-flammable options that can suppress or stop the spread of a fire. Some of these options include:
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