The 65-year-old told the Radio Times that he loves walking of freshly cut lawns but that making sure it’s neat and striped is unnecessary.
He said: “Letting grass grow, which is, after all, a pretty passive thing to do, is probably the single most effective thing you can do in any garden of any size to encourage particularly insect life, but also small mammals, invertebrates, replies.”
However, gardening expert and Love Your Garden presenter Alan has directly opposed Monty’s tips saying that a neat, stripy lawn is “excellent” for his mental health.
The 71-year-old told Susanna Reid and Ben Shephard on GMB: “Our gardens are full of exotic plants from foreign countries which are still good for British bees.
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