13 things you can do to get your home, garden ready for fire season

Q: With all the red flag warnings we have already had this month, I’ve been working hard to get my yard prepared for the fire season. I don’t want to forget something that might save my home in a wildfire. Do the master gardeners have a checklist for defensible space similar to those you see for fire preparedness inside the home?

A: Yes, the Master Gardeners have many resources that can help educate you on how to prepare your yard and home to survive a wildfire. I have included the information from our defensible space list below and also provided some links for more information on preparing for a wildfire.