Real World Gardener What Next After Fire Design Elements

March 3rd, 2020

DESIGN ELEMENTS

What Next After Fire?

 

This series is about the task of assessing and rebuilding a garden after a fire event.

There may be burnt trees and shrubs on your property, but can you just get out the chainsaw, axe or other pruning tools and chop them down?

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Yep, burnt ground and trees after fire

Should you seek advice first?

 

Let’s find out.

 

That was Wayne van Balen, immediate past president of the Institute of Horticulture and Manager of the registered horticulturist program.

A fire event is not open slather to remove trees and shrubs from your property unless there’s a risk of person or property damage.

Assessment has to be done first.

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