Firewise Landscaping: How It Can Protect Your Home
Date: March 30, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sponsor: UC Master Gardeners of Nevada County
Location: Grass Valley Elk's Lodge
The recent fires in northern California instilled many terrible visions of burning residences. This important workshop is designed for anyone that lives in the Sierra Foothills. Basic principles of firewise landscaping will be discussed, including:
- How to recognize flammable plants,
- Choosing attractive fire-resistant plants, and
- Arranging plants to minimize potential fire spread to your home.
You will also learn how to evaluate your property to comply with CalFIRE “defensible space zone” requirements, including the resources to help you get started.