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  • Emil

    August 8, 2023 at 12:25 pm

    Try Etsy

  • MartHale7

    August 8, 2023 at 12:43 pm

    For comfrey you want roots, search for how to propagate comfrey on youtube the one from survival podcast is very good.

    • jaypatriot1845

      August 8, 2023 at 12:45 pm

      great i will do that thanks

  • Proudtobeafloridian

    August 8, 2023 at 12:49 pm

    Different plants. Borage is good for strawberry and tomato companion planting, comfrey is a nitrogen fixer and medicinally both the root and leaves are good. I buy both seeds at

    They also have a lot of other medicinal seeds.

  • DeepSouthBamaGRITS

    August 8, 2023 at 3:44 pm

    You can buy COMFREY root pieces from Perma-Pastures when they have them in stock. I had 7 of 10 root-cuttings sprout and are growing well. I have also bought ROOTS on Etsy and some sellers have seeds for both Comfrey & Borage. I use GrowOrganic to buy lots of seeds for hard-to-find medicinal plant seeds. Southern Seed Exchange on Etsy has a good variety of seeds with a great germination rate on what I have purchased from them.

  • roj

    August 8, 2023 at 10:33 pm

    both are great in different ways. The borage is edible for us and chickens and is a great companion for tomatoes. I interplanted them this year in-between every other tomato plant and for the first time ever, no horn worms. This will become a permanent companion from now on.

    the comfrey is also awesome. Great for chickens to eat. continually grows back after cutting, and is used as a fertilizer. Also, great for making a poultice(?) for deep wound healing. I’ve used it for all of these things with excellent results.

  • Cass

    August 9, 2023 at 4:27 pm

    I live in zone 5. Last year I planted both borage and comfrey from seed stated indoors from the same seed company mentioned in other comments. Borage popped up all over my garden this year. It’s a great companion plant and pollinator attractor and medicinal, so I was happy to replant all the free borage plants I’ve gotten this year. The comfrey was small the first year, but came back in force this year. My plants were 18-24” tall by 12-18” round. I have raised beds and could not give up that kind of space so I pulled them and relocated them near the apple trees. It was not easy, the roots were over 1” thick and very deep. I use the primarily for compost teas for my high nitrogen feeders. New comfrey still pops up in my raised beds, so I’m constantly transplanting the comfrey. I love both plants and wouldn’t part with either, but knowing what I know now, I’d find a permanent home for the comfrey instead of using it as a companion plant. The bees love the comfrey and it starts blooming around April here and keeps blooming through September.

  • EvW

    August 9, 2023 at 5:23 pm

    Comfrey has deep roots that bring up minerals and stuff from deep in the soil. It is a perennial.

    Borage is an annual, but it reseeds readily and attract polinators.

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