SOIL | Wild and Wooly Weirs

Brush Weirs… An easy, free and effective method for controlling erosion, allowing rain water to slow down and soak in. Brush weirs can be made with otherwise useless organic material, such as…

Pathetic scraps of lumber...

sticks too crooked for anything else...

Other organic material too big to compost

A series of brush weirs going up an eroded channel

BEFORE: Dry...

AFTER: During monsoon rain

BEFORE: One woman's picket fence...

AFTER: ...is another woman's brush weir!

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~ by marciagibbons on December 14, 2011.

 
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