Sat, Oct 21|
Fire-Resistant Landscaping: Fall Maintenance and Pruning
BDG Workshop with Master Gardener Joe Jennings Oct. 21, 2023 9:30–10:30 AM $7.50
Time & Location
Oct 21, 2023, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
About the Event
As part of our ongoing Firewise Program, we encourage you to watch two Master Gardener Zoom presentations
Fire-Resistant Landscaping: Fall Maintenance and Pruning by Master Gardener Joe Jennings
Oct. 21, 2023
9:30–10:30 AM $7.50
Fire-resistant landscape gardening is about how to use fire-resistant and drought-tolerant plants, materials, design and maintenance to prevent the spread of fire to your home. This class will focus on the fall pruning and maintenance needs for fire ladder removal, separating and thinning and dead material removal. The class will also address the issues of hill sides and slopes where extra attention is needed for spacing between trees and plants. Previously a Master Gardener in Marin County, California, Joe has been involved in fire-resistant landscape gardening since 2017. He is a member of the WSU Master Gardener Intern class of 2022.
The workshop will be recorded and recordings will be available to all registrants.
Fire-resistant Landscapes free Zoom recorded presentation given by Master Gardener Joe Jennings). View anytime at https://vimeo.com/847616509/ee388fc8db?share=copy
Handouts are at https://kingcounty.mastergardenerfoundation.org/education/bdg-workshops/ — scroll down to July 22nd.
This introduction to fire-resistant landscape gardening focuses on practical steps property owners can take. According to King County’s 2022 Wildfire Risk Reduction Strategy report, wildfire danger in King County is increasing because of climate change and human actions and 350,000 residents are at risk. Fire resistant landscape gardening reduces risks to their life and property. Previously a Master Gardener in Marin County, California, Joe has been involved in fire-resistant landscape gardening since 2017. He is a member of the WSU Master Gardener Intern class of 2022. Handouts for this presentation are: Defend your Home from Wildfire and Be Firewise. PowerPoint deck for Fire-Resistant Landscapes.