Are you Ember Aware?

August 29th, 2017

Working at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Living With Fire Program has altered my perception of the ember threat and proper defensible space. Just the other day, I approached my…

Choosing the Right Landscaper

May 30th, 2017

Photograph Courtesy of University of Nevada Cooperative Extension. As the weather warms up, I look forward to following those defensible space suggestions made by Nevada Division of Forestry’s Fire Protection…

Defensible Space and the New Homeowner

June 17th, 2015

What type of tree is this? My husband, Marc, and I purchased a home last month in Reno. We are both first time home owners in a brand new development…

All Good Reasons for Yard Work

December 2nd, 2013

It seems like the holidays are a perfect reason to justify making sure the house and yard are in good shape. A recent conversation with my mother, in which she…

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