Once you've identified them, wear gloves to gather them in the field. I wore a glove on one hand and held my scissor in the other, and that worked well for me. If your nettles are plentiful, just snip off the top section of the plant (4 leaves and stem) for the most tender dinner.
|My Favorite Spring Plant: Dandelion|
|Dandelion Root: I Chop It, and Dry It for Tea|
|The Emerging Meal|
|The Final Dish|