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Flame resistant mulch?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by CrumleyLandscapeMgmnt, Oct 19, 2006.

  1. CrumleyLandscapeMgmnt

    CrumleyLandscapeMgmnt LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    I am trying to determine the best top dressing mulch to use at a Hotel entrance. There will undoubtedly be a lot of cigarette butts missing the ashcans. I know pine straw is definitely out of the question, but was wondering if anyone had any experience with a certain type being more flame resistant than another. For instance, are the dyed hardwoods safe?
  2. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,112

    Decorative rock is flame resistant.
  3. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Former Moderator
    Messages: 6,073

  4. hosejockey2002

    hosejockey2002 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,195

    Any mulch that is kept irrigated will be fire resistant.

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