Hi, I’m Susan and I’m a copywriter and resident Plant Geek for Proven Winners. You’ll find me either writing about or working hands-on with all kinds of plants just about every day of the week here in my zone 6 Michigan garden. You guessed it—plants are my passion! My garden is nearly entirely encompassed in various degrees of shade, so I’ve come to know which Proven Winners work best in my environment. I envy those of you who have sunny landscapes! What I would give for just a little slice of sunshine…
What's going on, my petunias and geraniums have stopped blooming and there are tiny holes in the leaves, flowers and buds.
Learn about ways to use Chartreuse in the garden, along with plants that sport the color.
Impatiens is a stalwart annual in shade gardens and with good reason. However, bedding Impatiens are susceptible to downy mildew. Read this article to understand what the disease is, whether you should be worried or not and what possible replacements for Impatiens are out there.
New plants are the life's blood of any plant company and our outstanding new varieties are sure to find homes in your garden.
With the right sun, water, fertilizer and a bit of care you can grow truly super Superbells®.