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Native grasses, sedges help prevent erosion along canal banks

Issue Date: May 25, 2011
By Bob Johnson

One of the retention ponds near a seed production field at Hedgerow Farms in Winters has sedges planted at the bottom of the banks because they thrive in water, native grasses planted higher up the banks, and flowering plants to attract pollinators and beneficial insects planted closest to the road.

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