What’s in a name? When it comes to Hibiscus, quite a lot. This common name encompasses several hundred species of tropical plants, hardy perennials and woody shrubs. Which type are you growing in your garden? This handy primer will help you spot the differences, identify which kind you have, and learn how to care for them.
It’s time to plant! Trials show that fall planted perennials typically have larger crowns, stronger stems, and more flowers compared to those planted in spring. Here are five top recommended Proven Winners® Perennials for fall planting.
The mid-summer malaise can hit plants as the heat rises. Learn how to help you plant thrive despite the heat.
Though pruning shrubs strikes fear into the hearts of many, it is actually a simple and rewarding process. All you need to do to master it is to understand a few basic principles behind the why, when, and how of pruning shrubs.
Perennial gardens don’t have to be so time intensive if you choose to grow at least a few varieties that require little maintenance each season. Here are our top ten recommendations.
No-fuss landscaping is in high demand and Proven Winners is meeting it by introducing low maintenance shrubs that require no pruning to achieve a naturally refined, compact habit. When you grow these varieties, there’s no need to worry about pruning at the wrong time or the wrong way. See how we’re making landscaping easier for everyone with these six no-prune shrubs for landscapes.
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.
For many home gardeners, it’s not the lack of desire to work in the garden, but the lack of time to do the work. Wouldn’t it be nice to relax on your patio, look out into your lush landscape, and know that the shrubs you’ve planted are growing beautifully all on their own? By choosing low maintenance varieties, it’s easy to realize that dream. Here are five top-rated shrubs you’ll love to grow.