• Versatile Nettle

    They’re often unappreciated, but have plenty of uses. Rich in iron and vitamins, in early spring their young leaves provide a tasty and healthy green vegetable. In soups, salads, pesto, risotto and more, they can be used a bit like spinach. Or dried for tea or ground into a powder and added to smoothies. Having nettles in your garden is a sign of good quality soil. They are also great for improving soil and are dynamic accumulators, meaning that they are able to bring up nutrients from deeper down in the soil making them available to other plants. Nettle clippings can also be added to compost or made into “nettle…