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Should we BAN mowing lawns to save bees?

Diarmuid Gavin on GMBTV gardener Diarmuid Gavin has urged Britons to stop mowing their lawns in order to help the environment after being inspired by Greta Thunberg. 

The Chelsea Flower Show host, 57, appeared on Good Morning Britain today to debate whether people should let their gardens run wild to create habitats for bees to pollinate. 

Irish-born garden designer Diarmuid says weeds and dandelions should be 'encouraged' because lawns are 'deserts' in terms of biodiversity and gardens are often the 'last refuge of wildlife'.

TV gardener Diarmuid Gavin has urged Britons to stop mowing their lawns in order to help the environment after being inspired by Greta Thunberg. 

The Chelsea Flower Show host, 57, appeared on Good Morning Britain today to debate whether people should let their gardens run wild to create habitats for bees to pollinate. 

Irish-born garden designer Diarmuid says weeds and dandelions should be 'encouraged' because lawns are 'deserts' in terms of biodiversity and gardens are often the 'last refuge of wildlife'. 

Read more on the The Daily Mail

It is stories such as this why Lawns have such a very low profile in the Media.  Some of the Twitter responses following the media clip are rather funny.

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