Garden Visit with Nettle


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Welcome to my backyard.. I’m talking nature awareness, plant people, growing and gathering nettle. ☀️

Pardon the contractor noise.

Nettle Gathering Outfit: gardening gloves, long sleeves, long pants

Favorite Garden Gloves 🧤

Lessons and Steps:

  • Select planting area carefully
  • Plant seeds sparingly
  • Wear gloves when touching fresh nettles
  • Offer gratitude and gift prior to picking nettle, or any plant
  • Cut top 4-5 leaves with small pruners
  • Collect fresh nettles in a sturdy pot or bag
  • Steam or dry quickly after gathering

Sources to buy nettle

Companion Plants

Strictly Medicinal Seeds

Seeds from Mountain Rose Herbs

Book review:📗

Deb Soule’s How to Move Like a Gardener: Planting and Preparing Medicines from Plants

Avena Botanicals

Deepest gratitude to Andrea Klunder, my podcast boss. Find her at

Original music by Dylan Rice




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Dina Ranade is a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild and a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist. She is also a mom of three - two daughters in college and a 17 year old son finishing up high school. Dina loves cooking for her family despite the challenges that this creates. She passionately loves exploring culinary herbalism and has been working on stocking her home kitchen apothecary or medicine cabinet.

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