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My front lawn is full of yarrow because it is a dry sandy slope. Other people get moss, I get yarrow. I tried to get rid of it when I first moved to my house but have long since given up the battle. I now just mow it with the rest of the grass. At least it still looks green in mid summer when the grass has gone yellow.
I buy ornamental yarrow in assorted colours for my borders but also have the wild form growing happily in a partciularly dry patch of grass. I leave it uncut and it flowers on short stems and attracts a host of insects such as bees and hoverflies. Good stuff.
Totally agree with previous comments. Yarrow, in all it's wonderful colours is a brilliant plant for any garden both for its look and its support of wildlife. This was a strange subject to label as 'a problem.'