Nettles
 

  Be Nice to Nettles Week
  a CONE initiative
Nettles
 
“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.”

Mark Lane
Head Gardener, Buckingham Palace

 

 
 
 

Nettle Week Supporters

The following organisations and individuals have a great appreciation for the nettle and the environment.

Create your own nettle patchProfessor Chris Baines
Leading Environmental Broadcaster, Writer and Advisor to Government Ministers.

Chris has a longstanding passion for urban wildlife and has written many books and articles on the subject. He is a great supporter of CONE and the National Be Nice to Nettles Initiative.

 
Butterfly Conservation
Butterfly Conservation is dedicated to the saving of wild butterflies and their habitats.

Manor Yard
East Lulworth
Wareham
Dorset
BH20 5QP
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0)1929 400209
Facsimile: +44 (0)1929 400210
E-mail : info@butterfly-conservation.org

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Northumberland Wildlife TrustNorthumberland Wildlife Trust
Garden House
St. Nicholas Park
Jubilee Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 3XT
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0)191 284 6884
Facsimile: +44 (0)191 284 6794
E-mail : mail@northwt.org.uk

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London Wildlife TrustLondon Wildlife Trust
Harling House
47-51 Great Suffolk Street
London
SE1 0BS
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0)207 261 0447
Facsimile: +44 (0)207 261 0538


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The Natural History MuseumThe Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 5BD
United Kingdom


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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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