Posted by: Sandy Steinman | January 20, 2021

Include Native Plants in Your Fire-Smart Landscaping

From the Marin CNPS

Californians are coming to the realization that while wildfires may threaten many of our neighborhoods, fire also plays a role in our ecosystem. Along with hardening our structures, we must assess our landscaping with the goal of reducing fuels. A yard filled with plants native to the area can form the basis for a fire smart landscape, as well as provide ecosystem benefits and require less irrigation. As the first step in helping homeowners make their gardens safer in the event of fire, the Marin Chapter has developed a Plant Replacement List for homeowners who are removing fire-prone plants.

Read more at  CNPS Marin – Include Native Plants in Your Fire-Smart Landscaping

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