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
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.
A lattice fence and arborvitae provide an attractive low-cost solution. Shown here is the Eastern arborvitae (Thuija occidentalis), which will eventually grow to about 20 to 30 feet high and 10 to 12 feet wide. - My Wonder Garden