Hi folks, I was just sitting here watching the game and my wife was outside working in her planting beds. She was doing some cleanup on the last bed out in back. She'd been out there abour a 1/2 hour when she came rushing in the house and back to the bathroom. I went back to see what was wrong. She said her hands and arms were stinging and burning like crazy. She was washing thoroughly with warm soapy water. She then dried them off and put some cortizone cream on. She said it didn't really help. I went out with a pretty good idea of what she'd gotten into. I was correct, she wasn't paying attention and just grabbed hold of about a 3' high Stinging Nettle plant. (It was laying on the ground right next to where she was working) It's pretty nasty stuff. Here's a link to a pic and some info on this plant. Take a look and file it in your memory banks. It's almost as bad as Poison Ivy but it is only supposed to last for about 24 hours. Let's hope so ! Stinging Nettle Wanna kill these ads? We can help!