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Re: Fire resistant plants

Interesting - that should be of great interest, especially to our western members!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: TeichFlora@aol.com
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Tue, 1 Jul 2003 13:59:03 EDT

>The Ad Council, which creates public service ads, is debuting a campaign 
>encouraging homeowners to plant fire-resistant plants to combat forest 
>fires. One ad shows a succulent with the plant tag prominently positioned 
>in the front. The only word on the tag is "firefighter." At the bottom of 
>the photo is this copy: "Water-retaining succulents and foliage. Planting 
>them around your home is a simple way you can make it more defensible 
>against wildfires. Discover other ways you can protect your home and your 
>loved ones. Visit Firewise.org." 
>To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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