Making Organic Fertilizer with Comfrey

When it comes to gardening, nothing beats a good organic fertilizer.  This is especially true when you can make it yourself and at the fraction of the cost.  Below are a few ways by which you can use comfrey as an organic fertilizer. Comfrey Mulch Using comfrey as a type of mulch is so simple.  You can either lay 2 to 3 layers of leaves around the plant or dig down 2 inches and bury the vegetation.  Either way the comfrey leaves will feed ... Read more

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