Saturday, April 22, 2017

Now That You've Celebrated Earth Day By Picking Up Other People's Trash, Pull Some Weeds In Your Backyard

Photo: Red Car Property Neighbor, April 16, 2017.  Everything in this photo, shot from Silver Ridge Ave, is non-native and invasive, even the yellow-orange-red Nasturtiums (Tropaeolum majus).  (Click on photo to enlarge.)

All parcels of the Red Car Property as well as the neighborhood are within the Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zone.  While many trees were removed after last year's fire, most trees did not catch fire.  It was the extreme heat of the fire that dried the trees out.  The dry grass and wind quickly spread the fire uphill, putting homes on Corralitas Drive, Silver Ridge Ave  and Lake View Ave, in the direct path of the fire. 

Get your brush clearance done.  LAFD brush clearance inspections start May 1, 2017.