Garden Dictionary Word: prescribed burning
The intentional burning of plant material in an area. Sometimes used to consume underbrush and other fuel and thus prevent larger, more destructive fires. Also used to maintain a stable prairie or grassland by aborting the process of succession to shrubs and trees.
A| B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z