Can Stinging Nettles Be Harvested Anytime?

Harvest stinging nettles early in the spring before flowers appear while they are tender and young. However, wear gloves to harvest. Stinging nettle has fine hairs that release toxins that create a stinging sensation.

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T.M. Samuels has been a freelance writer since 1993. She has published works in "Arthritis Today," "Alabama Living" and "Mature Years," and is the author of a gardening book. Samuels studied pre-medicine at Berry College.