Landscaping for Wildfire Protection
By Donald R. Hodel
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
This year's dry winter means that the danger of wildfires and brushfires in the hills and mountains surrounding urban areas will be unusually high. Proper selection, planting, and care of landscape plants around the home can help to reduce this danger. Here are some tips to help protect you and your home by creating a fire-wise landscape.
For more information, please visit our Wildland Fire page.