How to nurture wildlife within a compost heap video

How to attract wildlife with a compost heap

Join Monty as he delves inside his compost heap to discover the wildlife that dwells within it.

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Monty Don delves into his compost heap to reveal some of the wide range of beneficial wildlife that thrives there, including the all-important brandling worms that feed on the decaying organic matter. It’s a great place for a bug hunt, with woodlice, spiders and more to discover.
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