Kōrero: Shelter on farms

Planting effective shelter

While the main shelter belts should be across the direction of the prevailing wind, the planting should be back from ridge crests if they are on the skyline. Clumped plantings in paddocks are both effective and attractive. Gateways in shelter belts can be screened, or oblique to the wind direction, to reduce wind funneling. A range of deciduous and evergreen species provide variety as well as shelter.

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Source: Hawke's Bay Regional Council

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Allan Gillingham, 'Shelter on farms - Planted shelter belts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/15603/planting-effective-shelter (accessed 2 October 2023)

He kōrero nā Allan Gillingham, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008