Echoes of the Garden

In the Garden

Stinging Nettle (Urtica Dioica)

Stinging nettle is a hardy perennial native to Europe, Asia, northern Africa and western North America. It spreads by both seed and rhizomes, which means it’s fairly invasive given the opportunity. It prefers moist rich soil in partial shade, but… Continue Reading…

Noble Interest

Urtica dioica

Stinging Nettles Urtica dioica This herb is one I’m very familiar with. I’ve used it in a personal tea blend since I was a teenager. I’m just crazy enough that I actually went and did an afternoon’s work putting in… Continue Reading…


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