Nettles are not the gardener’s favourite wild plant when trying to create beauty in a garden!
Comma Butterfly. Sue Kennedy (rspb-images.com)
They are robust perennials that seed and spread in seemingly any aspect and soil. Although we may want to remove them from our borders, leaving them to grow in certain areas of the garden can offer great benefits to wildlife, and to us.
Nettles provide perfect habitat for Comma…