Bushfire Education Foundation Inc

Fire Retardant Gardens

While nothing can guarantee the safety of your home during a bushfire, the correct planting of fire retardant plants around your property forms an integral part of any fire protection plan. Fire Retardant plants can provide an opportunity for people in fire prone areas to reduce the fire hazard of their property as part of an overall plan. Fire Retardant plants can absorb more of the heat of an advancing fire without burning than flammable plants.

Bushfire can easily make the jump from trees and other nearby plants onto your property. When well positioned and maintained, fire retardant plants can help protect your home from the advance of an oncoming bushfire.

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