Sage - Salvia officinalis

Culinary use:

Not only is sage a key ingredient in chicken or turkey stuffing, it's a good, useful herb in wintery stews and casseroles and is also good with a lot of pork dishes and pasta.

Cultivars and varieties:

Salvia jamensis 'Hot Lips'

Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' - The flowers are red early in the season, but appear white with red tips from early summer.

Seeds to plant now:

Indoor or in a heated greenhouse

Cress

Lettuce

Outside

Alpine poppy

Alyssum

Antwerp hollyhock, Fig-leaved hollyhock, Hollyhock

Aubretia, Rock cress, Aubrieta, Aubrietia

Bristly hollyhock

Cabbage

Common hollyhock

Cress

Hollyhock

Larkspur

Normandy sorrel

Onion

Radish

Outside under cover

Lettuce

Sweet pea