Meadow Sage: Meadow sage produces wonderful clusters of violet-blue flowers from midsummer to early fall. Name: Salvia 'May Night' Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 28 inches tall Zones:
Russian Sage - Not only is it heat and drought resistant, but deer, rabbits, and most other pests steer clear of it. Name: Perovskia atriplicifolia Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 6 feet tall Zones:
Vivid Purple Russian Sage The fine-textured silvery foliage of Russian sage (not related to salvia) is complemented by purple-blue flowers in late summer. It's an excellent drought-tolerant plant for the middle to back of the border. USDA Zones 5 to
Drought resistant Salvia pachyphylla 'Mojave Sage' offers beautiful pink blooms that look good well into fall. Even when not in bloom, its gray-green foliage is lovely. Like other salvias, it attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.
Amsonia A tough, but sadly underused perennial, amsonia produces clusters of sky-blue flowers in late spring. Its not just a one-season wonder, though. In autumn, its foliage turns brilliant shades of gold — enough to rival many of the trees when they put
To make an aromatic herb fire starter, gather old newspaper and an assortment of herbs. Sage, basil and rosemary work well; Wrap the herbs in a sheet of newspaper and secure the ends with raffia or cotton twine.
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