How to put hedge trimmings to good use video

How to put hedge trimmings to good use

In this video clip, Monty Don recommends several ways to use hedge trimmings, to benefit your garden and wildlife.

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Don’t just bin your hedgetrimmings – watch this practical video guide to find out how you can put them to good use in the garden. Monty Don demonstrates a quick and easy way to chop up summer trimmings so they can go on the compost heap, where they will quickly decompose over the summer. He also suggests a wildlife-friendly use for twiggier trimmings.
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