[Lamium--this and Lily of the Valley are my favorite ground covers for shade.] Lamium (dead nettles) is a great shade perennial and ground cover that spreads rapidly and does well with little sun.
You don't see much blue and white these days, especially in a kitchen. Love the crisp white cabinets with blue subway tile backsplash (cottage kitchen diy subway tiles)
Yes, they do have a mild sting, but foraging for stinging nettles isn't as hard as it sounds. It's an awesome edible and medicinal wild plant!
If you run into poison ivy or stinging nettle while foraging, you will want to get to know jewelweed, nature's "cure" for poison ivy rashes. The Homesteading HIppy via
A Foraging Witch :: What to do with. Stinging Nettles from And Here We Are. Everything you need to know to take advantage of this awesome food, medicinal herb and beauty aid!
Urtica Dioica—also called Common Nettle and Stinging Nettle. A folk remedy’ all over the world, the plant is often uprooted as a weed. That is a pity because it holds within itself a number of health benefits!
Hair / Care / Homemade hair tonic to promote hair growth, treat oily scalp & dandruff
Tangy and mineral rich, this wild harvested and fermented nettle beer recipe is a delicious drink, reminiscent of hard cider. Learn how to make it at Homestead Honey.
Stinging nettle is a highly valued medicinal and nutritional forage. This creamy nettle soup is sure to inspire even the most reluctant forage diner!
3 Homemade Hair Tonics- for strong, healthy & shiny hair. Hair tonic for thinning and a leave-in tonic.