Nutrition: Celebrate Nettle Season by Discovering Nettle’s Many Great Uses

For gardeners, farmers and especially unwary children, nettles are sometimes a nuisance. Although they sting and are invasive, nettles are valuable plants in the garden: they attract butterflies and caterpillars feed on them greedily. Nettles (Urtica dioica) grow around the world, especially in rich and moist soils. The genus name comes from the Latin "uro" … Continue reading Nutrition: Celebrate Nettle Season by Discovering Nettle’s Many Great Uses