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Posted on 15 July 2010 by tomatocasual.com

The Tomato Chronicles: DIY Fertilizer

comfreyBy Mindy McIntosh-Shetter

DIY tomato fertilizer is easy to make, inexpensive and not very time consuming.

Some of the fertilizer recipes below require ingredients that are in your kitchen cabinet or out in the barn while others can be found at the drug store or grown in your backyard.

But regardless of which one you decide to try you will be pleasantly surprised by the results.

Comfrey Fertilizer

Every garden needs comfrey. This very valuable plant is a very vigorous grower with deep roots that pull up nutrients from the subsoil. These nutrients are then stored in the leaves of comfrey. These leaves can be used as a nutritious mulch, compost activator or fertilizer for your tomatoes and other fruiting plants.

How to Make Comfrey Fertilizer

Harvesting comfrey is the first step in making this organic fertilizer. Comfrey is a very vigorous grower so this step Read the rest of this entry »

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