Garden Design Articles
Show your American spirit this summer by planting red, white and blue container recipes for your front porch or patio. It's time to let these star-spangled colors soar!
Click on each recipe name below to view the ingredients and planting plan you'll need to get this look in your own containers.
Whether you are a proud Canadian celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada or just someone who loves red and white flowers, the recipes below will have you feeling festive all summer long. Click on the recipe names below to view the components and how many plants you'll need to get each look.
Summer sun can be brutally strong in some climates, and it’s not for the faint of heart. These new heat tolerant annuals not only survive in the heat, they thrive in it. They produce more flowers on larger plants as the temperatures rise, making them ideal for growing in warm climates and places with hot summers.
At Proven Winners, we offer a vast array of annuals including great foliage plants. While flowers are always in demand, we sometimes overlook the interest that foliage plants can bring to a garden. Not only is colorful foliage available, but the texture these plants provide can add drama and depth to your plantings. Not to mention, you will be absolutely amazed by the beautiful garden performance they deliver from spring into fall.
If you’re looking to add all-season color to your all-too-green landscape,
look no further than this easy care, award winning shrub:
Spilled Wine® Weigela.
Jet black foliage, excellent vigor and exceptional garden performance make this award-winning coral bells as unique as its namesake. Meet the one and only Primo™ ‘Black Pearl’ Heuchera (coral bells).
Over 5,600 people nominated Supertunia® Bordeaux™ for the highest award offered by Proven Winners: Annual of the Year. It solidified what we already knew: this is one of the most striking, easiest-to-grow petunias you’ll find for containers and landscapes. Find out why it’s become such a longstanding favorite.
There is nothing worse than walking out into the garden, only to find that the deer have devoured your favorite plants overnight. Short of installing a nine-foot-tall fence and repeatedly applying repellants, there are few sure cures for the problem, but planting things they don’t prefer to eat will help. Let’s look at ten plants that deer typically will pass by in your garden in favor of tastier treats down the road.
This article covers plants great for landscape plantings.
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.