Success at the Newcastle Allotment Show

There was lots to see at the allotment show on Sunday 14th September. There were huge onions and leeks and very long carrots, enormous cabbages and perfect flowers. How do they do it? Lots of time and dedication I think. We had a stand there to let everyone know about the wonderful things we do. We had…

What IS Comfrey?

While the Project is named after Comfrey, many of us don’t know much about this humble and amazing plant. Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) is a bit of a wonder plant.  It’s known as a dynamic accumulator, drawing minerals out of the soil and into the roots and leaves, and is also a compost accelerator, a fine…