Another Pinner Wrote: By throwing a curve at shelterbelts and using groupings of drought tolerant shrubs, you gain the dimensions of colour, scent, songbirds and fruit, pg. 12 of "Creating the Prairie Xeriscape" by Sara Williams
This is the kind of landscapes Rick puts together.A very nicely done front yard rock garden with mulch. This mixed variety of grasses, trees, and shubs will mature over the years beautifully with very little maintenance or expense.
Word: Windbreak Definition: Natural or manufactured items, such as flexible twigs, branches, and stems, often from willow trees. How it is used: To break up the current of wind flowing through the area.