For centuries, yarrow has earned common names like soldier's wound wort, old man's pepper, staunch weed, field hops, herbe de St. Joseph and knight's milfoil for its many uses as an herb and spice. Learn more about the benefits of using herbal yarrow plants here.
Keep in mind that “low maintenance” is not the same as “no maintenance.” Yarrow trimming, for instance, is necessary. Learn more about how to prune yarrow and why pruning a yarrow plant is important in this article. Click here for more info.
Composting is a great way to do away with garden waste and get free nutrients in return. Yarrow, in particular, is thought to be an excellent addition because of its high concentration of nutrients and its ability to speed up the decomposition process. Learn more here.
Yarrow is a perennial plant with feathery leaves that may be both a blessing and a curse in the home landscape and often called yarrow weeds. This article will help with controlling yarrow should it become warranted.