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Yarrow medicinal purposes have been known for generations

Yarrow Medicinal Purposes

Achillea millefolium, commonly known as yarrow, is a flowering herb in the Asteraceae family. It is native to North America, Asia, and Europe. Its blooms feature tiny disk flowers surrounded by 3-8 pink ray flowers, arranged in a flat-topped inflorescence. Traditionally, yarrow was used by various civilizations to treat wounds, fight infections and cure colds. Ancient records show that the herb was in use from as early as 60,000 BCE in Iraq. Yarrow medicinal purposes include: Continue reading [...]

Flowers that Grow Well in Alaska

It’s often easy to find flowers that grow well in warm climates, but if you want to grown beautiful blooms where it’s cold you’re sometimes hard pressed. We were wondering which flowers thrived in Alaska, a place known for extreme cold and a locale that would certainly look lovely with some color strewn about. So, we researched and found that the following flowers do excellently in Alaska, when given the proper attention. Continue reading [...]