Backbone of double meandering lines of hardy natives to provide efficient
stock shelter, bird habitat and improved farm landscape.
Pre-plant spot spray with 'Round-up' (Addition of dye recommended).
Species and spacings are a guide and may be adapted to perceived shelter needs.
(12 plants per 20m) Establish the 'backbone' plants at 1.8m spacing along an inebriated line.
(8 plants per 20m) Repeat the operation along an imaginery opposite line.
(6 plants per 20m) Add supplementary species as shown.
For longer sites, these extras should be located randomly to avoid
symmetry. Please - no equidistantly planted Kowhais hanging regularly
over the fence every 10m!
Many plants are site-specific. Obtain advice on selection.
Plant-material from local seed sources should be used.