Waterwise Wednesday: Waterwise and Fire Resistant

Graphic courtesy of LiveOakWildfire.com

Native plants root deeply and retain water more easily, making them less likely to burn. Its another reason to consider adding more native plant species to your home landsape.

In the 30-feet surrounding your home – the Lean,Clean, and Green Zone of defensible fire space – consider adding native plants and shrubs like coneflower, stonecrop, blue fescue, sumac, cotoneaster. lants located within this 30-foot area should be green and irrigated during fire season.

Graphic: liveoakwildfire.com

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