|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
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Test your knowledge of the nettle. Will you be the pick of the patch or will you be stung?
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|Roman soldiers posted in Britain were reputed to have brushed their limbs with nettles so the stings would warm them in the cold climate!|