How to Grow and Care for Russian Sage

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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

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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

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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.

Rosemary: How to Grow This Classic Garden Herb

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Few plants are as versatile as rosemary. Highly fragrant, this evergreen is covered with pretty flowers in spring, is beloved in foods, and well-suited for growth in containers, as ground covers, specimens, or sculpted into topiaries. Here’s what you need to know about rosemary and how to grow this classic garden herb.

How to Grow and Care for Salvia Flowers

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Looking for a durable plant that isn’t very thirsty or hungry and thrives in almost any soil? Try growing salvia. With many different varieties available, whether tall, short, annual, or perennial, you’ll get a tough plant softened by beautiful and profuse blooms in white, pink, red, coral, purple, blue, or yellow.

How to Divide and Transplant Salvia

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If you’re in love with your salvia but it’s looking a little tired and overgrown, we can help. Learn how to divide salvia plants and the best time of year to do it. Discover helpful steps for successful transplanting and a few bonus tips for caring for your salvia, including pruning and overwintering. Read more now.

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 Plant and Grow Purple Sage

A close up horizontal image of purple sage (Salvia dorrii) growing in the garden.

With its alluring bicolored flowers, purple sage is a Western native that performs beautifully in arid landscapes. Drought tolerant and adapted to the desert, this shrub is an excellent, low maintenance choice for waterwise gardens and xeriscaping. Keep reading to learn more about growing and caring for purple sage.

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.