Q. Do we have stinging nettle on the Miramar peninsula? -Jack K
A. Yes, we do have stinging nettle in Miramar.
Q. How many varieties of nettle are there? -Jack K
A. There are over 200 species of nettle in NZ
Q. How many native flora species are there in Sweden
- Jude S ?
A. Around 6 thousand species of flora, but that’s because it’s surrounded by other European countries.
Q. What is the fastest native growing plant
- Louis ?
A. Ngaio is the fastest, and grows around 6m a year, but Bamboo can grow up to 5cm a day!
We are looking forward to learning more about conservation and how it works. Big thanks to Brian and Joakim.
By Jude and Jack K
If you would like to find out more about how you can get involved and what you can do in your own backyard go to: http://www.doc.govt.nz/get-involved/events-and-awards/conservation-week/choose-an-activity/in-the-backyard/