Fire-smarting an Established Landscape and the Use of Native Plants
May. 25, 2022 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Marin Water + UC Marin Master Gardeners
A large portion of the home gardens and landscapes in Marin County are well-established and/or mature. However, many are not now designed to deal with wildfire risk effectively. Homeowners need to transition to a fire-smart landscape design that protects structures while retaining or improving garden health, support of beneficial wildlife, efficient use of water, and development of a healthier natural environment. Please join Bob Mauceli who will show you steps he has taken in his garden to reduce wildfire hazard risk in an established garden. He will also discuss why use of native plants is important to both increasing the landscape’s wildfire resilience and improving its health, biodiversity, and sustainability.
This online program is brought to you Marin Municipal Water District and Marin Master Gardeners
Speaker: Bob Mauceli is a Master Gardener and s a co-founder and co-chair of the Marin Master Gardener (MMG) Native Plants Guild, co-chair of the MMG Garden Walks Project and an original member of the MMG Fire-smart Project Team. He speaks about gardening with native California plants, building home habitat corridor gardens, attracting birds to home gardens, and turning home landscapes into wildfire-smart landscapes.