Tag: comfrey

Comfrey composter update.

The leftovers.Well, it’s been about a month, so I wanted to check out what was happening inside of the¬†Comfrey Compost Tea Maker¬†that I posted about in January. The tea maker was made from 90mm PVC pipe, 1 metre long. I packed it tightly with… Continue Reading “Comfrey composter update.”

A jar of Comfrey tea

  A little while ago, I posted a Low Technology DIY showing how to make a Comfrey Compost Tea Maker. This black, odourless liquid is the result of a week of that gadget working. It’s not a lot, but is highly concentrated goodness. I… Continue Reading “A jar of Comfrey tea”

Which Comfrey is which?

‘True Comfrey’ (Symphytum officinale) is a common herb in Europe. The other common variety is ‘Russian Comfrey’ (Symphytum x uplandicum) in many cases. This is, in turn, a hybrid of two varieties. The ‘x’ in its taxonomic name means that it is a hybrid.… Continue Reading “Which Comfrey is which?”

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