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Proven Winners® Plants—Beautiful beds, pots and containers start here

Proven Winners plants are preferred by both new and experienced gardeners because a better garden starts with a better plant.  Proven Winners are top performers—healthy, disease-resistant, and easy to grow producing long-lasting color with wow power.

Proven Winners annuals, perennials and shrubs are selected from the best in the world.  Our horticulturists travel the globe sourcing superior plants that are trialed and tested in Michigan, New Hampshire, California, Florida, Germany, and Japan.

The plants that make our final cut are chosen for their all-season color and bountiful blooms, resistance to disease and insects, and tolerance for heat and humidity.  This rigorous selection process takes 2 to 3 years to assure Proven Winners plants perform better while using fewer chemicals.  Reduced chemical usage benefits both your gardening budget and the environment.

As much as we love plants, we also love helping the people who grow them--gardeners like you.  Our job is to make it easy to grow, maintain, and enjoy gorgeous garden beds and containers filled with proven plants.  To help you, we offer a broad selection of top-performers along with green thumb tips and articles filled with expert advice. 

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Each year we introduce new plants, and 2016 is a banner year for new Proven Winners® varieties. We have 43 new annuals and I want to give you a quick introduction to each of them.  However, with 43 plants I am going to break them into three different groups based loosely on color. 

Since a picture is worth a thousand words, I am going to include tons of pictures with ideas to inspire your own creativity.

Each year we introduce new plants, and 2016 is a banner year for new Proven Winners®.  We have 43 new annuals and I want to give you a quick introduction to each of them.  However, with 43 plants I am going to break them into three different groups based loosely on color.  The first group features Cool Hues and Tonal Greens, the second group we are talking about today is Fun and Flirty Bi-Colors and in our next newsletter will be our third group—Bright, Bold and Hot Colors.  Since a picture is worth a thousand words, I am going to include tons of pictures with ideas to inspire your own creativity.

Learn about ways to use black in your garden, along with some plants you can use that have black foliage.

Learn more about how perennials get established and grow in the garden.

Learn about ways to use Chartreuse in the garden, along with plants that sport the color.

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