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Nettles for Butterflies

Posted: 08/07/2012 at 21:33

Thanks to you both for your replies.  It's a shame deadnettles won't do such a good job but there you go.....  No need to put nettles in a pot in my garden as they seem to crop up everywhere.  I'll just stop butchering a patch in my wooded area quite so much and look forward to the nice butterflies.

Nettles for Butterflies

Posted: 07/07/2012 at 20:19

I was watching the butterflies at Hampton COurt last night and was reminded about how nettles are so vital to butterflies.  I love butteflies but hate nettles (horrible stingy itchy things!!)  It did occur to me though that I do love the flowers and softness of the deadnettle varieties.  Does anyone know if these are as useful to butterflies and wildlife as the stingy horrible kind?  I'll happily let those roam in a patch of my garden if they are.

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