|This is another clever initiative from CONE. It makes us think twice about the common yet important wildlife on our doorstep.|
At Butterfly Conservation, being nice to nettles comes as second nature to us - we love them! Not only are nettles good for butterflies like Red Admiral, Comma and Peacock, they also have so much to offer to other wildlife. Our thanks go to CONE for increasing our awareness of this familiar and incredibly useful plant.
Butterfly Conservation - the leading organisation for the conservation of butterflies nationally
Nettle Week Activities
Want to do something during Be Nice to Nettles Week? Take a look at some of the suggestions below
Got your own ideas? Tell us about them - Email us with your ideas and we'll list them here for others to see.
|Did you know?|
|Cloth made from nettle fibres was used as a substitute for cotton to produce German Army uniforms during the First World War.|