Close up of culinary sage plants growing in a herb garden.


Are you looking for a herb that is easy to grow and offers endless culinary possibilities? Sage is one of the most versatile herbs in your kitchen. In our guides down below, we show you how to plant and care for sage plants so that they grow into well-established bushes with enough leaves to keep up with your cooking needs year round. We’ll also delve into various sage varieties that are use for ornamental purposes, provide propagation advice, and give you tips on preventing pest and disease problems, and more!

How to Grow and Care for Russian Sage

A close up horizontal image of the lavender colored flowers of Russian sage (Salvia yangii) growing in the garden.

Russian sage, a member of the mint family, has attractive purple-blue flowers and green-gray foliage. It looks much like lavender but has a beauty all its own, adding unique appeal to the ornamental landscape. Hardy in USDA Zones 3-9, Salvia yangii thrives in full sun and well-draining soil. Read more now.

How to Grow and Use White Sage

A close up horizontal image of the foliage of white sage (Salvia apiana) growing in the garden.

Get your sage advice here! Learn why white sage is the perfect addition to your garden. This aromatic native plant is easy to care for and drought tolerant. You’ll be delighted by the various pollinator visitors. Plus, cultivating this threatened sage shrub in your yard helps ensure its existence for generations!

How to Grow and Care for Pineapple Sage

A close up horizontal image of the bright red flowers of pineapple sage (Salvia elegans) growing beside a wooden deck.

With its showy red flowers and irresistible scent, pineapple sage is an aromatic star of the summer garden. Plus, if you grow this plant with your herbs or veggie crops, it will attract a multitude of pollinators and beneficial insects with its bright blooms. Keep reading to learn to grow and care for pineapple sage.

How to Plant and Grow Common Sage

Close up of Common Sage growing in a herb patch.

Common sage is a versatile, savory herb often found in the company of parsley, rosemary, and thyme. Do you enjoy the flavor of sage in recipes like meat rubs and stuffing? It’s time you started your own supply. Learn how easy it is to grow this essential Mediterranean herb in the garden or a container. Read more now.

How to Grow and Care for Cleveland Sage

A close up horizontal image of a bee feeding from a purple Cleveland sage (Salvia clevelandii) flower pictured on a soft focus background.

Cleveland sage, often referred to as blue or fragrant sage, starts blooming just as spring transitions to summer. Growing well in Zones 9-11, this short-lived perennial thrives in full sun and requires little beyond some fertile, well-draining soil.. Learn how to plant and grow Cleveland sage in this guide. Read more now.