Alameda County Fairgrounds
APRIL 4 – 7, 2024

Mastering Fire-Resistant Landscape Design

Thursday, April 4 2024
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Garden & Landscape Design

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Kent Gordon England designs some of the most fire-resistant homes and gardens in the country.

His extensive design experience allows him to bring together many diverse ideas and solutions into a single coherent process that ensures the best in fire protection and safety.

Using knowledge of the newest products and materials, Kent ensures protection from fire while delivering projects of the highest quality and durability with an elevated aesthetic. 

As a sought-after speaker and educator, Kent presents his ideas using real-life stories from a lifetime dedicated to design and preservation.

In this informative seminar, Kent Gordon England will guide attendees through the process of fire-resistant landscape and site design, and how it relates to property, home, and out-building protection.

Drawing on his wealth of experience and real-world solutions, Kent will illustrate how to create aesthetically pleasing gardens that prioritize safety and protection against urban and rural wildfires.

Topics include elements such as defensible space, strategic fire breaks, advanced fire protection systems, accessibility and grading, tree selection and pruning, selective plant palettes, and the inclusion of water access, reservoirs, and on-site storage.

Attendees will gain valuable insights into creating landscapes that not only enhance the beauty of their homes but also provide the latest in fire prevention solutions and techniques. 

Presenting Partner

Castohn Hand Made Stone

Kellogg Garden Products


Los Arroyos

griggs wholesale garden

Hanah Gardens

lakeside nursery

western nursery

western nursery

Sustaining Sponsors

renewal by andersen

reborn home solutions

superior sleep