Saturday, 31 July 2010


You probably don't need me to tell you that comfrey makes a brilliant fertiliser; its deep roots bring up valuable trace elements and minerals. Some people make a stinky feed from it but I prefer to use it as a mulch.

I cut it down just before it flowers, leave it to wilt for a week then spread it between rows:

Spread out:

A week later it's rotting down nicely:

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