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- MetroView March-April 2023 Edition: Fire-ey Questions …from Your NeighborsThis coyote bush pigeon point was planted at the Elfin Forest Harmony Grove Fire Fire Department after the 1996 fire burned 100 homes. A beautiful demonstration garden nearby proves that fire-resistant greenery can attractive and water-wise.
- What to do if a neighbor doesn’t trim trees or brush that may be a fire hazardHere are our suggestions for working with neighbors to create a safer Kensington.
- CANYONLANDS: Brush Management Guide and Video PresentationSo, are you ready to start clearing that hazardous, overgrown brush and make your home and community safer? Good for you! But before you get started, here’s a helpful guide and video tutorial from SD Canyonlands to help you do it RIGHT.
- Master Gardener Cindy Bruecks on Fire Safe LandscapingOn Wednesday, November 17, Master Gardener Cindy Bruecks gave a Zoom presentation on Fire Safe Landscaping. We’ve provided a link to the video of the presentation in this blog.
- Landscaping Your Home in a Fire AreaCould you and your house survive a fire? Would firemen have a chance to save it? Read this article from Las Pilitas Nursery about fire safe landscaping.
- Reminder to Keep Your Fan Palms TrimmedFan palms are beautiful, but the drying fronds that drape down the trunk can easily ignite in a wildfire and spread embers throughout the neighborhood.
- Mulch, Flames and Gorillas?A fire-wise guide to mulch.