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Redgoat

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Comfrey question
« on: June 16, 2017, 22:20 »
I'm about to put in some Comfrey which I have grown for a bit in pots from offcuts.
The allotment is a magnet for birds so wondering if the pigeons would go for the comfrey in the early stages ?


mumofstig

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Re: Comfrey question
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2017, 22:24 »
They have never bothered mine.
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Mr Dog

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Re: Comfrey question
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2017, 23:53 »
The only animals I know to like comfrey are bumble bees, who can't seem to get enough of the nectar from the flowers! I always wait till the first flush are done before cutting back to make my comfrey tea.

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Re: Comfrey question
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2017, 09:24 »
Comfrey is completely indestructible. Make sure it's planted in its permanent position. Once it gets going there's no shifting it!

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Re: Comfrey question
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2017, 22:38 »
Like Mr Dog says the only animals on my Comfrey are the Bees which are it. Like Mr Dog I let the flowers set and the Bees have their fill before i take my 1st crop.
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