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fairfaxbloomer
Fairfax, CA

May 14, 2012
6:31 AM

Post #9123028

A few chopped comfrey leaves will stimulate reproduction in a worm box. Don't know what nutrient is helpful, but they do seem to thrive. I have my comfrey planted inside a two foot circle of root barrier left over from containing a stand of bamboo. It hasn't spread--yet. Accidentally popped an extra tomato cage over it, too--looks great!

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sallyg
Anne Arundel,, MD
(Zone 7b)

May 14, 2012
7:17 AM

Post #9123102

Thanks for the comments.
Mine's looking pretty at the moment too; it's been in bloom a week or two, and has plenty of leaves I could be using right now.

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