Windbreaks and shelterbelts
Gardens in exposed locations are often subjected to strong winds that can damage garden plants. Windbreaks and shelterbelts are semi-permeable barriers that reduce wind speed and provide shelter for plants.
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Shelterbelts (windbreaks): planted to protect crops and soil; shelter belts usually consist of a series of mixed conifer and deciduous trees or shrubs planted in rows perpendicular to the prevailing wind flow; they greatly reduce the wind speed behind them
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