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 n.— «California landscape architect Owen Dell has made firescaping a specialty. Says Dell, “Aesthetics is not one of the tradeoffs in fire-safe landscaping. A good design can incorporate fire safety, drought tolerance and all the other benefits of landscaping, all in one package.”» —“Grow It!: Episode GRW-601: Firescaping” Home & Garden Television July 31, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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