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Q.I Have A Dirt And Gravel Driveway Lots Of Dust, Dirt Etc., Etc On My Windows.

Zone Zone 4, 5 and 6 (limited) Maine, USA | Anonymous added on December 29, 2020 | Answered

What should I be planting to stop and collect it before it hits my glass windows etc? I compost every year and I know I have a lot of fine “earth” flying around too. I have tried to plant rooms and structure, but I need suggestions..
I own both houses the one on the right (salmon) has the long driveway and parking area.

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Answered on December 30, 2020

Perhaps planting a windbreak of shrubs or trees will prevent the dust and rocks from getting blown onto the structures. Here's an article that will help:

When vehicles stir up dust and gravel the effect is similar to wind. Here is an article that pertains to wind screens:


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