Comfrey Planting Season is Here! (How to plan, plant and harvest)

Comfrey, Symphytum Officinale (common comfrey) is sterile, spread by root not seed. Organic gardeners are mad on comfrey because she gathers and shares such mineral riches – silicon, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, iodine and and and ….! These come via a set of wondrous tap roots that slide through surface feeder roots (no competition here), […]

August in the Vegie Patch

August is the month of anticipation for food gardeners. It’s like the excitement you get before the race, or the shift, or the baby. There is joy as you prepare and plan and look forward to. In part, the joy derives from the fact that there is no work involved at this stage – in […]