Prevent soil erosion with these simple tips
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Prevent Soil Erosion With These Simple Tips
If you have a farm, garden, or plant beds, one of the many major problems
you may encounter is soil erosion. It’s a good thing there are several simple
things you can do in order to prevent soil erosion and protect your plants.
1. Create windbreaks. These are barrier rows installed along the windward
exposure of a piece of land. These are made out of bushes or trees that help
prevent soil erosion by keeping the wind from blowing across your garden or
2. If you have a farm, grow cover crops. When a piece of land is empty during
the off season, cover crops can help prevent soil erosion caused by rain and
wind. Beans are oftentimes used as cover crops.
3. Consider hydromulching to keep moisture and the soil intact. When the
topsoil is covered with mulch, the chances of it being blown or washed away
would be remarkably decreased.
4. Construct surface runoff barriers with edging made of stones or bricks.
These can minimize water runoff.
5. When you are farming on slope terrains, use contour farming. The object of
this growing technique is to follow the actual form of a slope to prevent soil
6. Consider terrace gardening or farming to reduce groundwater runoff.
If you are looking for a fast, easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent soil
erosion in your property, consider hydromulching in Brisbane. Visit Hydro
Spray Grass company for more information: www.HydroSprayGrass.com.au.