Beer of the Week & Be Nice to Nettles Week

It’s Be Nice to Nettles Week – 14 – 25 May 2008

Highlighting that the stinging nettle plays a very important role for both rural and urban wildlife supporting over 40 species of insect including some of our most colourful butterflies.

The stinging nettle is one of the most important native plants for wildlife in the UK. An ideal home for insects.

More info here, maybe you could create your own nettle patch, but I know some allotment sheddies are well ahead of the game.

I have done my part already 🙂 with a few bottle of Hugh Fernley Whittingstall wossname River Cottage stinger Ale made from organic nettles, a nice rounded beer I found…

river cottage stinger

By Andrew Wilcox

I love sheds Founder & judge of Shed of the year - Wilco writes mainly about sheds. About the blog Enter your shed into #shedoftheyear