|Within the Buckingham Palace gardens nettles play an important role in the wildlife habitat areas providing a valuable food source for caterpillars. I hope National Be Nice to Nettles Week is a great success and congratulate CONE on this exciting initiative.|
Head Gardener, Buckingham Palace
Cramlington Comma Survey
© Alan Barnes
|We are interested to see how quickly the Comma butterfly is spreading northwards.|
If you do see commas in and around Cramlington please complete the form below and then click on the submit button. Please submit one form for each time you see a Comma.
Don't worry if you don't live in Cramlington we'll take the reports from wherever you are!
You may also like to visit the Butterfly Conservation website to participate in the Garden Butterflies Count
If you want more information on recognising the butterfly visit our Comma page.
|Did you know?|
|Horse breeders have often added nettle seeds to horse feeds to give the animals a sleek coat.|