Find the right solution for your slope
Plant variety and spacing can help prevent soil erosion and reduce fire risk. Whether you live in an urban or a wild area, a sloped landscape can deliver multiple benefits.
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Recommendations for fire prevention vary from one place to the next. Check with your local fire district for specific advice if you live in an area prone to wildfires.
Use diverse plantings
Select a range of plant sizes. A variety of root depths retains soil better.
Use waterwise plants that can handle summertime watering to reduce fire risk if you are in an area of wildfire concern.
In urban areas, space plants relatively close together to maximize erosion control.
Reduce fire risk
In more wild areas, space plants farther apart to reduce overall fuel load.
Favorite plants for slopes
Use a variety of plant types and sizes to create beautiful waterwise slopes.