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Conservationists slam gardeners for using artificial grass which 'ruins habitats' and is 'terrible for birds, butterflies and bees'

Wildlife charities have slammed gardeners who carpet their lawns with artificial grass, claiming the trend is threatening birds and bugs.  The sterile plastic turf is increasing in popularity with Britons who are too busy to mow their lawns, according to the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).  But the artificial grass does not provide food or shelter for wildlife, with campaigners warning gardens are important sanctuaries for birds, small mammals and insects.  Read more....



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