Homestead Plant Of The Week | 004 | Lila Avocado

Learn about growing avocado in Texas

Growing Avocado in Texas Without the avocado, would there be Tex-Mex? It’s hard to say. I for one find it hard to imagine eating such food without the rich, creamy addition that avocado brings to the table. With that said, it’s rare to find an avocado tree in Texas. In fact, I don’t know if I’ve ever seen an avocado …

Raised Comfrey Bed | Part 2

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In part two of the¬†Raised Comfrey Bed series, we finish up the bed construction. The primary focus of this episode was to sheet¬†mulch over the soil. Click this link if you missed Raised Comfrey Bed | Part 1. So what is sheet mulching? Here’s a good definition from Wikipedia. In permaculture, sheet mulching is an agricultural no-dig gardening technique that …

What is comfrey?

What is comfrey and why should you grow it?

What is comfrey and why should every homestead and gardener grow it? In my opinion, comfrey is a miracle plant. It is easy to grow, lives for decades, makes some of the best plant-based fertilizer known to man, has been traditionally used to heal wounds and broken bones, mines hard to get minerals, creates heaps of organic material, and the …