Small Headcut Repair using Vetiver

Evan Millwood

Below is an example of a low-light (approximately 50-60%) gully erosion headcut repair using Vetiver, combined with a local sedge, Lomandra hystrix. Lomandra does well where Vetiver does not, but requires far more plants to be not nearly as effective as full sun Vetiver.

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Here are the Vetiver roots visibly knitting the soil together on the headcut wall batter.

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Before cutting.

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Starting out on 14/12/2015.

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