Garden Dictionary Word: filter strip (syn. greenway, syn. greenbelt, syn. beltway, syn. buffer strip, syn. buffer zone, syn. vegetated filter zone)


filter strip (syn. greenway, syn. greenbelt, syn. beltway, syn. buffer strip, syn. buffer zone, syn. vegetated filter zone)

A permanent strip of low plantings on the lower side of a field that is sufficiently wide and dense to slow the movement of runoff, allowing deposition of silt on the strip rather than its transport to a stream or pond. See also: field border plantings.



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