Learn ways to create and maintain a beautiful fire-safe home and landscape. Attendees will review case studies that illustrate simple principles and best practices that may help your property survive a wildfire. Class includes a palette of native plants that can be used to lower fire risk, control erosion, and enhance defensible space.
Orchid Black is a garden designer and the owner of Native Sanctuary (nativesanctuary.wordpress.com), a firm offering native plant consulting, habitat creation and sustainable design services to the greater Los Angeles area. She writes and lectures about native plants, water-saving strategies, and sustainable landscaping.
Photo: Ceanothus ‘Frosty Dawn’ © 2007 Orchid Black