How to design a fire-resistant garden
This San Diego yard is verdant––and resists wildfires. Follow its lessons for creating your own gorgeous, fire-smart landscape
Getting startedA lush, vibrant landsape is every gardeners aim. But what if you live in the middle of wildfire country?
Great news: Your gardening goals don't have to change in high-risk fire areas, just the means by which you plan to reach them.
Before this landscape was reimagined, a thick blanket of worn-out junipers covered the slopes; their resinous foliage is potentially dangerous in a firestorm.
Click ahead for fire-wise tips on what to plant, where to plant it, and how to keep all your garden's charm minus the wildfire threat.