Nettles
 

  Be Nice to Nettles Week
  a CONE initiative
Nettles
 
“Delicious nutritious nettles, bring to mind sunny childhood play days, excellent as an additive to compost and essential for some many caterpillars.

Thank you CONE for raising the profile and improving the reputation of this wild plant, and thanks alike to all who grow them in their garden for butterflies.”

Helen Firminger
Project Manager, London Wildlife Trust Centre for Wildlife Gardening

 

 
 
 

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Links to nettle and environment related webpages. Some of our supporters have full contact information on our supporters page.

English NatureEnglish Nature
Your first port of call for many environmental issues.
Butterfly ConservationButterfly Conservation
The leading organisation for the conservation of butterflies in the UK.
Northumberland Wildlife TrustNorthumberland Wildlife Trust
London Wildlife TrustLondon Wildlife Trust

 

 
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Did you know?
Cloth made from nettle fibres was used as a substitute for cotton to produce German Army uniforms during the First World War.
 
 
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