Thank you for printing my letter on May 6 about the nettles which are growing from the flower-pot I got from Benny at the Country Market.
She read the letter so on my next visit to the market she gave me a present – a lovely bag of stinging nettle-tops gathered by Bill, her husband.
With melted butter and a little salt they made a fine accompaniment to my supper.
Yes, yes, I did cook them first, like spinach. I can recommend such a vegetable, freely to be picked in many places.
Be careful to remove any caterpillars or spiders and avoid areas where male dogs roam.
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