Stems with multiple flower heads or flat flower umbels always need the boiling water treatment .
Color combinations can make plant neighbors “pop” and show us that more of the one thing is not always better.
Bright accents will make any blue/grey background plantings pop!
Achillea is the botanical name for yarrow and was named after Homer’s hero of the Trojan wars--Achilles.
It is hard to beat achillea, commonly called yarrow, in a hot dry garden site.
A list of the plants that carry my garden through the tough days of August.
They are a good perennial for gardens visited by deer, who tend to avoid the aromatic plants.