Live with your nettles

21st April 2022

Live with your nettles

Perennial nettle Urtica dioica is now producing lots of young healthy shoots; it may be a weed if it is in your borders, but on the edge of your garden it's a valuable food source for butterflies, an indicator of fertile soil and a good compost accelerator - as well as a tasty vegetable.

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