Skip to comments.Firewise Landscaping
Posted on 06/06/2014 5:31:47 AM PDT by orsonwb
With the severe drought that has been blanketing most of the country, and the wildfires ravaging Colorado this summer, now is the time to take steps to prepare for the unexpected...
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Put in more roadways.
Start CCC camps again. Get these kids working cleaning and learning a little discipline.
Japanese rock gardens have low risk of catching fire.
Firefighters have known this stuff forever. Hubby was a watershed expert with our county fire department until he retired. If they were on a fire they would always try to save the homes that had done their brush cut backs as opposed to those that hadn’t. Simply because the ones who had done their clearance were saveable and the other ones weren’t.
Ya know, a soil analysis of that Japanese garden may be needed.I am sure you can get some grass in there if you cut back some of those trees and spread a little Kentucky 31 seed..
We have asphalt roof and DRYVIT....is Dryvit similar to stucco?
That’s just so......Zen.
When a super hot wildfire rages close enough to drought-dried conifers, the concentrated oil in the needles explodes sending fire everywhere, as people in Central Texas witnessed during the 2011 wildfires that burned 36,000 acres and 1684 homes in pine country.
Hill Country cedars - Gasoline on a stick.
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