Fall is a great time to take a look at your yard. You can use it as an opportunity to split perennials, plant bulbs, or you can use the time as an opportunity to improve the safety of your home.
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design uses several concepts; Including using the built environment to improve the safety of your property. One concept is using hostile vegetation. Hostile Vegetation is the strategic use of certain species of shrubs and plants to defend your space.
Hostile vegetation is most useful when placing it as a boundary or in areas where you want to keep people out. The 3 most popular locations for hostile vegetation are:
Crime prevention Coordinator Western District
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