|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.
Project Manager, London Wildlife Trust Centre for Wildlife Gardening
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|Cloth made from nettle fibres was used as a substitute for cotton to produce German Army uniforms during the First World War.|