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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.
The SMART SHRUB SERIES
Proven Winners ColorChoice Shrubs are selected from the best the world has to offer – from far-away places like Korea and Poland to our stateside development and trial facility in Grand Haven, Michigan. Now, get the inside scoop, along with a bit of wit and humor, from a professional horticulturist who knows these shrubs because she’s grown them. Jane will share interesting tidbits about new introductions and old favorites alike, along with landscape ideas, trends, and advice on making our line of award-winning flowering shrubs work for your business.
What do you see when you go out to collect the mail each day? A patch of worn earth or a vibrant, blooming garden? Creating a garden that will deliver smiles daily is an easy task when you consider these valuable tips.
Credit: Jitze Couperus (Flickr)
Each year we introduce new plants for the upcoming season, and 2016 is a banner year for new Proven Winners®. We have 43 new annuals and I want to give you a quick introduction to each of them. However, with 43 plants I am going to break them into three different groups based loosely on color.
Is your garden growing in full sun? If so, you'll need to select Proven Winners Perennials that thrive in six or more hours of direct sunlight each day. Here are some colorful ideas to keep your garden blooming from spring through fall.
Looking ideas on plants and ways to get children excited and hooked on gardening. These suggesetions are from readers of the Proven Winners e-newsletter.
Learn which perennials thrive in shade.
Here are a few ideas for some specific needs. Everyone is always looking for annuals for shade and for height. And don't forget to plant something that smells good close to your seating area or close to your door.