The Proven Winners Garden Book: Simple Plans, Picture-Perfect Plants, and Expert Advice for Creating a Gorgeous Garden (Paperback)

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The Proven Winners Garden Book: Simple Plans, Picture-Perfect Plants, and Expert Advice for Creating a Gorgeous Garden (Paperback)

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Michigan produces more annuals and herbaceous perennials (bedding plants for gardens) than ANY OTHER state, and a lot of the reason is Proven Winners. You are likely to see new plant cultivar introductions, that are produced by their network of growers, at most garden centers. "Winners" was jointly founded in 1992 by a California nursery, a New Hampshire nursery, and Four Star Greenhouse in Carlton, Michigan (a half hour south of Detroit Metro Airport). This book, by seasoned garden authors, is a very affordable guide to using some of the most widely available garden plants in good garden and container designs. Putting the right plant in the right place will also save you money. (After you read it, you might want to visit Four Star's display gardens as well.)

— From Carla's Picks (2013-2020)

Garden with the confidence of a winner!

Proven Winners is America’s #1 plant brand. And now they are sharing their expert plant knowledge and creative design ideas in their first book, The Proven Winners Garden Book. This definitive guide starts with lessons on how to prepare a space, tips on choosing the right design, and a primer on buying the right plants.

Twelve garden plans provide simple design ideas that will add curb appeal to your home garden. They include:

  • A welcoming entryway
  • A butterfly and pollinator garden
  • A fragrant flower garden
  • A shady summertime retreat
  • A deer-resistant garden

There are an additional twenty-five container recipes that add color and pizzazz to gardens of all sizes—even on balconies and patios. The creative combinations include holiday themes, solutions for shade and other concerns, poolside ideas, and much more.

Ruth Rogers Clausen has received the GWA Gold Award, and she was the horticulture editor for Country Living Gardener for more than seven years.

Thomas Christopher writes about horticulture for The New York Times, The Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society, and Horticulture Magazine. He is also a columnist for House & Garden and a contributing editor at Martha Stewart Living.
Product Details ISBN: 9781604697551
ISBN-10: 1604697555
Publisher: Timber Press
Publication Date: February 19th, 2019
Pages: 188
Language: English
“If gardening feels overwhelming to you, then The Proven Winners Garden Book is for you.”—Garden Design Magazine

“If you don't want to spend hours and hours researching plants and colors and combinations, you'll find plenty of useful ideas in this book that can be quickly turned into stunning garden plans.”—Garden Design Online

“Spring garden plans are starting to take shape—even if only on paper. If you’re looking for ideas, container recipes, or helpful lessons on how to buy plants, prep a planting area, and have color year round, it’s all here in this book!” —Garden Design

“If gardening feels overwhelming to you, then The Proven Winners Garden Book is for you.”—Garden Design Magazine

“If you don't want to spend hours and hours researching plants and colors and combinations, you'll find plenty of useful ideas in this book that can be quickly turned into stunning garden plans.”—Garden Design Online

“Spring garden plans are starting to take shape—even if only on paper. If you’re looking for ideas, container recipes, or helpful lessons on how to buy plants, prep a planting area, and have color year round, it’s all here in this book!” —Garden Design