2nd Edition

Protecting Your Home with a Fire-Resistant Landscape

This practical guide presents simple strategies for reducing the fire hazard of one’s property, including how to minimize the chances that a home will be damaged by wildfire.

Learn the Essentials of Creating Beautiful, Fire-Resistant Properties

With wildfires getting more frequent and ferocious, approximately 120 million US citizens live with the threat of being overrun. Are you one of them? If so, Firescaping helps you create a safer environment. This unique form of landscaping design keeps your property healthy, clean, and clear. Land management expert Douglas Kent shares decades of experience working in many of the nation’s most flammable areas.

Get the information needed to determine your property’s degree of fire risk. Learn effective design strategies for your home and landscape, as well as key characteristics that make your property more accessible to firefighters. With checklists, simple instructions, and tips that truly work, this practical, hands-on guide is a valuable resource for homeowners, business owners, landscape professionals, and fire protection agencies. If you live in an area at risk, this book can help to prepare you and give you peace of mind.

Additional information

Weight 17.6 oz
Dimensions 8.3 × 10.3 in

Douglas Kent



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Illustration Notes

Color photos and illustrations throughout

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Wilderness Press


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