The Proven Winners Garden Book: Simple Plans, Picture-Perfect Plants, and Expert Advice for Creating a Gorgeous Garden (Paperback)
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.
About the Author
Ruth Rogers Clausen is the author of 50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants, and co-author of Essential Perennials and The Proven Winners Garden Book. She received a Quill and Trowel award from the Garden Writers Association (now Garden Communicators International) and has written for the American Garden Guides series. She is the former horticulture editor for Country Living Garden magazine and a long-time contributor to Country Gardens magazine. Ruth lectures widely at horticultural conventions and symposia, flower shows, and to garden societies and clubs. In 2017, she was awarded the Garden Media Award by the Perennial Plant Association.
Thomas Christopher is the author of more than a dozen gardening books. He has written for The New York Times, The Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society, and Horticulture Magazine, as well as serving as a columnist for House & Garden and a contributing editor at Martha Stewart Living.
“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