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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

You'll never run out of garden design ideas with this collection of design-related articles on using color in your garden, designing with plants that can handle high heat and much 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 small garden spaces.

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Shade Garden Ideas

When gardening in shade, coming up with creative ideas shouldn't be a challenge. Find loads of resources for how to garden in the shade here.

Idea Boards

Think of it like Pinterest just for plants! View other suggested Idea Boards or create your own. 

Idea Books

Landscape and container gardening ideas for a broad range of plant types and garden styles.

Proven Beauty

Landscape and container gardening ideas which expand upon projects you've seen in our Gardener's Idea Book.


EZ Scapes

Combinations of three or four perennials that grow well together to create easy, elegant landscapes. Find themed landscape recipes like pollinator gardens to deer resistant combinations.


Everything you need to know about our self-watering AquaPots, from craftsmanship to benefits and assembly instructions.

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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