A mature comfrey plant with blue flowers.


Comfrey is a genius of perennial plants that can grow up to three feet tall. Most cultivated varieties have large fuzzy leaves and clusters of blue, purple or white flowers. Comfrey is used by herbal practitioners for healing purposes such as bone fractures, bruises and swelling. It is popular among gardeners for use as a “green manure” or as a cover crop to build soil structure and act as a natural fertilizer.

Want to grow your own? Use our guides down below to get started. Happy gardening!

How to Make and Use Comfrey Tea Fertilizer

A close up of freshly harvested leaves to make comfrey tea fertilizer set on green grass.

If you don’t like the idea of pouring expensive and harmful chemical fertilizers all over your garden then try making a homemade liquid fertilizer using comfrey. Homemade comfrey tea fertilizer is an organic, easy, and completely free way to feed your plants and recycle nutrients back into your soil. Read more now.

How to Grow Comfrey in the Garden

A close up horizontal image of a patch of comfrey growing in the garden.

Comfrey is an easy to grow perennial herb with many benefits. It can be used to improve soil health and to attract pollinators to the garden. It can even be made into a topical herbal remedy to soothe inflammation and support healing of injuries. Learn how to grow and use comfrey in this guide. Read more now.