Answer: The Firesafe Project (in California) offers an extensive discussion of this subject at:
The University of Nevada provides an overview of firescaping at the following page:
An internet search engine such as google and the search term firescape will bring up more results for you.
Note that since the above sites are of western origin, the plant lists may not be suitable for your area, although the design concepts would still be valid. You might wish to consult with your local county extension and with your homeowners insurance company for additional information about what to do for your own property, both in terms of landscaping and building preparation.
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