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Container Garden Ideas

Get ideas for creating captivating containers, filled with lush color and fascinating texture. Plus find container recipes for pots, hanging baskets and window boxes.

Garden Design

Never run out of garden design ideas with this collection on using color in your garden, dealing with deer, how to beat the heat and more!

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Small Garden Ideas

A small space can be just as beautiful and creative as a large yard. Here you'll find lots of inspiring ideas for a small garden.

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Shade Garden Ideas

When gardening in shade, coming up with creative ideas shouldn't be a challenge. Find plants that thrive in shade, plus fresh looks for a shady garden.

Idea Boards

View other gardener's idea borads or create your own.

Idea Books

Landscape and container gardening ideas for a broad range of styles and spaces.

Proven Beauty

Landscape and container gardening ideas for a broad range of styles and spaces. Plus projects that you've seen in our Gardener's Idea books.


EZ Scapes

Combinations of three to four perennials that grow well together to create easy, elegant landscapes. Recipes that meet your needs from pollinator to clay soil and everything in between.


Everything you need to know from quality to benefits and assembly.

Proven Winners YouTube Channel

Find inspiration for your shade garden, small garden, cottage garden and more!

Watch videos featuring amazing gardens and expert insights.


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More Resources & Ideas

  • Inspiration & DIY Projects
    Looking for creative ways to make the most of your garden? Get the kids involved, create an outdoor entertaining space, or find a fun DIY project.
  • Recommended Idea Boards
    Browse Idea Boards put together by garden influencers, plant enthusiasts, and Proven Winners staff members.
  • Signature Gardens
    Visit display gardens on your own or with your garden club to get ideas for how you can use Proven Winners plants.
  • Plants of the Year
    See the best annuals, perennials and shrubs and explore all the ways to grow them in your own garden.
  • Never Water Again
    Learn how you can eliminate hand watering with a simple drip irrigation system or self-watering planters.
  • Gardening Books
    Get your copy of The Proven Winners Garden Book or The Gardens of Mackinac Island.


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