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Pink yarrow


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Hyssop is an aromatic and edible, herbaceous perennial that belongs to the mint family. It’s used in perfume and has medicinal properties.

A photo of a variety of herbs interplanted in one bed

What is companion planting?

  • K. M. Wade 
  • 5 min read

Companion planting is a special type of polyculture where different species are interplanted for the benefit of all.