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Mulching your garden with stones

This story is for people who love to garden but who also live in a bushfire prone area.

It’s also my story because I love mulching with stones.


Problem is: most vegetable garden mulches are a fire hazard and too much soft mulching is a big no no during the fire season. Just when your garden is just begging to be mulched!

All is not lost. One neat answer is lapidary mulching – it’s an old art practiced by, amongst others, the original inhabitants of Easter Island. There are many benefits to lapidary mulching, not least that stones have a lovely aesthetic quality.

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Fire preparation – an illustrated guide

Here’s a graphic guide to defending your home

Click on this link to see what to do when a bushfire hits.


Summer time…

Bushfire learning opportunity

Have you got a 1967 bushfire story?

Is your property bushfire ready?

Bushfire Ready Neighbourhoods

Your bushfire protection plan

Bushfire Safety Tips

Bushfires – local ecology impacts

Fire! Fire!

More on bushfires

Preparing for Summer Bushfires