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Plant of the Week ~ Achillea millefolium (Yarrow)

This week we are taking a look at the delightful Achillea millefolium (Yarrow).  Flowering from midsummer to early autumn, this herbaceous perennial is a great addition to any garden. 625 more words

Wildlife Gardening

A Thousand Uses for Thousand-Leaf

Yarrow is taking over an area I wanted to be my moon garden and I had to relocate the other herbs originally planted there. These included lavender, sage, and a pretty little Herman’s Pride dead nettle we got from the house of Brian’s Grandma when she passed away. 285 more words

Urban Farming

June 8th

…pink to make ’em wink; achillea millefolium…

Yarrow: Herb of the Battlefield (or just an amazing first aid herb)

Common Name:  Yarrow
Latin name:  Achillea millefolium
Family:  Asteraceae

Parts used:  leaves, flowers
Tissue or system affinity:  skin, uterus, urinary tract, throat, mucous membranes
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Herbal Bites

Y is for Yarrow

Five years ago on The Squirrel Nutwork, we featured Common Yarrow for Y day. Back then we were just building our photo files and it was spring and the local yarrow hadn’t bloomed. 180 more words

Backyard Habitat

Yarrow {Achillea millefolium}

Family: Asteraceae

It’s said that, as a baby, the great Greek warrior Achilles was dipped in yarrow by his mother, to give him his superhuman strength – but that she held him by his heel. 2,303 more words

Facts