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TAG : Medicinal herbs

Grow and Use Fever-Breaking Yarrow

 Fotolia/Marta JoninaYarrow (Achillea millefolium) is a drought-tolerant perennial with feathery, fern-like leaves and tiny flowers that are spread out over large, flat heads. A number of showy yarrow hybrids have been bred to display an entire rainbow of colors, however; if you’re growing ...

Garlic Chive Scapes, Versatile and Delicious

While asparagus is clearly the vegetable winner when it comes to Spring harbingers, garlic scapes, those intriguing shoots that form on hardneck varieties, are not far behind.  Prized by professional chefs and adventurous home cooks, scapes are ideally harvested before they open to reveal ...

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