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The Ultimate Sage Guide: All You Need to Know About Growing, Harvesting, Cooking, and Healing with Aromatic Sage

Please check out the brief video above, to learn what this premium gardening guide is all about—the video will give you a glimpse into all the content in this gardening guide, including history and background, planting tips, specific plant profiles, recipes, nutrition and health information, and resources to help you be the best food gardener you can be.

Welcome to the wise, wonderful world of growing your own sage! According to Medical News Today, there are more than 900 species of this ancient herb that offer not just an aromatic way to season food, but have antibacterial, medicinal, and even…  READ MORE right arrow
Bill Dugan
You know the refrain “Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme?” Well, those four herbs have more in common than just Scarborough Fair. They’re four of the most popular, easy-to-grow culinary plants. However, sage stands out, because it not only enhances other flavors in cooking, but also has proven healing properties…  READ MORE right arrow


USDA Hardiness Map
Sage (Salvia officinalis) is a perennial herb that is relatively easy to grow. It is hardy in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 4 to 10.   READ MORE right arrow
Sage comes in three main types: culinary, medicinal, and ornamental—though many species can do double duty. Culinary sage offers the best taste for enhancing recipes. Medicinal sage varieties work best for teas and medical applications. Ornamental sage smells lovely and looks beautiful in your garden, on a windowsill, or in bouquets.  READ MORE right arrow
Getting your sage garden started begins with the choice of how to grow your plants—from seeds or seedlings? Buying seedlings at your local nursery is quicker and easier, but your choices are limited to what they carry, and the cost of seedlings will likely exceed the cost of starting from seeds.  READ MORE right arrow

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