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I am once again writing about my garden each month. You'll get to see the good and the bad, after all gardening is a different adventure every year.

Have you ever wondered how plants get their names? We’ll let you in on a little behind-the-scenes action here at Proven Winners and tell you how a few of our favorites were named.

Lo & Behold 'Blue Chip' Buddleia (butterfly bush)

“Why isn’t my plant showing any signs of life when everything else in my yard is?” you start to wonder. “Is it dead?”

I am once again writing about my garden each month. You'll get to see the good and the bad, after all gardening is a different adventure every year.

At Last™ Rose

Every year it’s the same… the snow melts and the rose bush in your garden that has been lying dormant all winter springs to life with the hope and promise of summer. You gently lie your soaker hose under it, and comment how lovely it is looking this year. It flirts with the unfurling of tender, green leaves, and soon colorful little buds are sprouting. You give it a sidelong glance…you think this time it will be different.

Taller plants are essential for making our gardens really sing.  Vertical elements in gardens help stretch the garden into a another dimension and make for a more interesting, better balanced garden.

I am once again writing about my garden each month. You'll get to see the good and the bad, after all gardening is a different adventure every year.

These 10 plants should be great in landscapes in almost any climate. They were chosen to be heat tolerant, to need limited to no supplemental water and to be easy to care for with no deadheading needed.

In a world where instant gratification is the status quo, people often expect plants to grow at lightning speed. If this sounds like you, be ready to hit the ground running next spring with top-performing Proven Winners that have instant impact when planted as screens, hedges, groundcovers and hanging baskets.

What comes to mind when you hear the word “gardening”? Some immediately think of hard work: tilling the soil, pulling the weeds, planting crops, getting your hands dirty. Others consider gardening to be a way to reconnect with nature after a stressful day at work, a way to help feed pollinators, a means to be able to grow what they eat, or an artistic expression of oneself. No matter your answer, we should all have one reason in common: Gardening is fun!

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